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used in Romeo and Juliet

2 uses
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of terrible quality or depressing; or dark and dreary (as when bad weather blocks the sun or when it is drizzly)
  • My dismal scene I needs must act alone.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — Juliet's Chamber (35% in)
  • This torture should be roar'd in dismal hell.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — A Room in Capulet's House (32% in)

There are no more uses of "dismal" in Romeo and Juliet.

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