dismal: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (diz'mul), [key]
- causing gloom or dejection; gloomy; dreary; cheerless; melancholy: dismal weather.
- characterized by ineptness or lack of skill, competence, effectiveness, imagination, or interest; pitiful: Our team played a dismal game.
- disastrous; calamitous.
- unlucky; sinister.
- a tract of swampy land, usually along the coast.
- dismal (Thesaurus)