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Causing grief:
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  1. Causing grief:
  2. Filled with or expressing grief; mournful.
  3. Full of or causing sorrow or sadness; mournful; melancholy
Not easily borne; oppressive:
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  1. Not easily borne; oppressive:
  2. Too dense or rich to digest easily:
  3. Lacking vitality; deficient in vivacity or grace:
Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
  3. Boring; dull:
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
Lacking cheer; depressing.
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  1. Lacking cheer; depressing.
  2. Devoid of cheer; gloomy
  3. Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
Causing sadness, gloom, or dejection:
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  1. Causing sadness, gloom, or dejection:
  2. Causing especially emotional depression.
  3. Causing depression or sadness.
Depressed; miserable
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  1. Depressed; miserable
  2. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
  3. Dark and gloomy; bleak; dreary
Showing or filled with gloom:
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  1. Showing or filled with gloom:
  2. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Causing sadness, gloom, or depression
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  1. Causing sadness, gloom, or depression
  2. Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
  3. Sad and depressed; gloomy
(Dial.) Heavy or soggy
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  1. (Dial.) Heavy or soggy
  2. Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness:
  3. Dark or dull in color; drab
Very dark
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  1. Very dark
  2. Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
  3. Being or characterized by morbid or grimly satiric humor:
Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
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  1. Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
  2. Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
  3. (Obs.) Pale; wan
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
Lacking cheer; depressing.
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  1. Lacking cheer; depressing.
  2. Devoid of cheer; gloomy
  3. Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
Sullen or threatening:
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  1. Sullen or threatening:
  2. Almost black
  3. Reflecting only a small fraction of incident light; tending toward black:
Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
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  1. Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
  2. Feeling, showing, causing, or expressing sadness or loneliness.
  3. Barren; lifeless:
Causing gloom or misery; depressing
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  1. Causing gloom or misery; depressing
  2. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
  3. Dark and gloomy; bleak; dreary
Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Boring; dull:
  3. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
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  1. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  2. Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
Melancholy; dismal:
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  1. Melancholy; dismal:
  2. Dark; gloomy:
  3. Dark and gloomy or dull
Serving to obscure or darken.
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  1. Serving to obscure or darken.
  2. Making dark; obscuring
  3. Gloomy; dark.
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