Part of speech:
The definition of dismal is something that is gloomy that makes you feel sad.
Without joy; sullen, gloomy, dreary, etc.
Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
To upset or distress:
To oppress is to have something worry you or weigh you down.
To prevent or try to prevent by disapproving or raising objections or obstacles
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
Find another word for dispiriting. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dispiriting, like: blue, cheerless, depressing, dismal, gloomy, joyless, melancholy, sad, happy, demoralizing and demoralising.