Find another word for dismal. In this page you can discover 92 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dismal, like: desolate, gloomy, dreary, melancholy, dark, cheerless, bleak, doleful, dispiriting, dolorous and sad.
The proposed rising was a dismal failure, but the Habeas Corpus Act was suspended and Thistlewood and Watson were seized, although upon being tried they were acquitted.
Cultivation does not begin till the limits of this dismal region are passed.
They are, however, though antique and interesting, somewhat dismal and unsavoury.
The revolution of July in the same year was a terrible blow to him, and filled him with the most dismal anticipations of the future of Europe.
Dismal Swamp, on the border of North Carolina and Virginia, is the largest example.