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dismal
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  • Going in dismal weather, to return probably in worse;—four horses and four servants taken out for nothing but to convey five idle, shivering creatures into colder rooms and worse company than they might have had at home.

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as in: a dismal expression Define
depressing or gloomy
as in: a dismal performance Define
of terrible quality
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