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used in Not Without My Daughter

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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)
  • If I filed for divorce, I knew in my heart that Moody would spirit my daughter away to a dismal life in Iran.
  • To give him up, to send him off to Corpus Christi as I eked out a comparatively dismal existence in the blue-collar world of central Michigan, was an unthinkable proposition.
  • Now, suddenly, Moody's career was in jeopardy, my father was dying, and the future looked dismal.
  • At the time I could only imagine how dismal life in Tehran must be, but I had to take the chance that two weeks there would be enough for Moody.

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