Another word for dismal
gloomy, dreary, melancholy, dark, cheerless, bleak, desolate, doleful, dispiriting, dolorous, sad, sorrowful, inauspicious, morbid, troubling, horrid, shadowy, tenebrous, dim, overcast, cloudy, gray, unhappy, discouraging, hopeless, black, grim, unfortunate, dreadful, ghastly, horrible, monotonous, tedious, boring, frowning, lowering, mournful, dull, disheartening, afflictive, unwholesome, regrettable, dusky, dingy, sepulchral, joyless, forlorn, funereal, comfortless, murky, wan, somber, woebegone, disagreeable, blue*; see also dark 1, sad 2.
Another word for dismaladjective
Tending to cause sadness or low spirits:blue, cheerless, depressing, dispiriting, gloomy, joyless, melancholy, sad. See happy
Dark and depressing:black, bleak, blue, cheerless, dark, desolate, dreary, gloomy, glum, joyless, somber, tenebrific. See happy, light
Marked by little hopefulness:dark, gloomy, pessimistic. See happy, hope