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dismal
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The Return of the King
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  • His few hours’ sleep had not been nearly enough; he was tired and rather dismal.
  • He looked about, but there seemed nowhere even for an animal to crawl into in this dismal country.

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  • In the meantime we want a lodging for the night, and as you seem to have pulled down the Bridge Inn and built this dismal place instead, you’ll have to put us up.’

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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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