Dismal in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Dismal

Disappointingly inadequate. | Gloomy and bleak. | Depressing.

Short Example Sentence for Dismal

  • 1. They were dismal enough. 🔊
  • 2. Then he groaned in dismal horror. 🔊
  • 3. Bell immediately volunteered a most dismal account. 🔊
  • 4. I should prefer my dismal path to bound. 🔊
  • 5. Tommy, in a dismal tone. 🔊
  • 6. I never heard such a dismal noise as they make. 🔊
  • 7. Off he led her, and dismal enough she was. 🔊
  • 8. Nothing could be more dismal than the Irish capital now. 🔊
  • 9. Never comes any bird of Paradise into that dismal region. 🔊
  • 10. It was a dismal London morning, wet and cold. 🔊
  • 11. In this dismal chamber FAME was won. 🔊
  • 12. They waited for another quarter of an hour in dismal silence. 🔊
  • 13. In this dismal way was a creature of feeling and fancy brought up. 🔊
  • 14. In former times it was a dismal and calamitous thing for a tradesman to break. 🔊
  • 15. Mr. Raban, dismal man that he was, delighted in warnings and croakings. 🔊

How to use Dismal in a Sentence?

  • 1. But she prided herself on her loyalty to the successive partners of her dismal adventures. 🔊
  • 2. During seven entire days he and his followers journeyed through dark and dismal deserts. 🔊
  • 3. Those dismal reiterated strokes of the funeral-bell meant that his burial was at hand. 🔊
  • 4. It was a rather dismal chamber, with shutters always closed against a too-revealing sunlight. 🔊
  • 5. Kapap itself looked a bleak dismal spot, lying all in the clouds at the end of a long dark lake. 🔊
  • 6. Full well the busy whisper, circling round, Conveyed the dismal tidings when he frowned. 🔊
  • 7. The reception-room is a dismal combination of Persian and European taste, invariably a failure. 🔊
  • 8. Really, he was so dismal a survivor of an older generation that we were glad she brought no more of his contemporaries to see us. 🔊
  • 9. I put on an unconscious easy manner, which was such a dismal failure that it was lucky for me that they were too much engrossed to notice it. 🔊
  • 10. The dismal coughing at times drowned all other sounds, and made it difficult to proceed with our work of distribution. 🔊
  • 11. She lived in the bowels of a dismal mountain, where she was in the habit of confining such unfortunate travellers as ventured within her domain. 🔊
  • 12. The only noise that broke the quiet was the dismal howl of a dog, and now and then the distant shriek and low roar of trains. 🔊
  • 13. The latter are generally very wretched looking places, with small dismal looking holes instead of windows. 🔊
  • 14. One of the monks had been a painter, but had retired from the world, and embraced this dismal life in expiation of some crime. 🔊
  • 15. There was one friend, however, who did not remain with the settlers when things began to look dismal around them. 🔊
  • 16. These dismal ruins are shapeless heaps of mud, the square towers of the square walls alone retaining any semblance of form. 🔊
  • 17. The dismal occurrence of the night, and the dismal narrations they had made, had left a superstitious feeling in every mind. 🔊
  • 18. It had a deep, dismal tone, and struck so slowly and tediously that my uncle thought it would never have done. 🔊
  • 19. In the dim, dismal distance still higher mountains appear, from which the stream plunges down in a snow-white torrent. 🔊
  • 20. Every instant the wall of fire is drawing closer in, the roll of the thunder is continuous, a dismal pulverization of 90,000 men! 🔊
  • 21. For hours Jean had sat staring out at the drear stretches of desert dripping under the dismal rain that streaked the car windows. 🔊
  • 22. He must have gone away thinking me cold and ungrateful; but I was like a creature at the bottom of some dark dismal pit. 🔊
  • 23. The dismal little room seemed suddenly illumined; the smoky court, the smutty-tree, the brown opposite foggy houses were radiant. 🔊
  • 24. Where the Cockaynes carried their guide-books and opera-glasses, and fell into raptures at every footstep, there are dismal ruins now. 🔊
  • 25. I have been measuring coal all day, on board of a black little British schooner, in a dismal dock at the north end of the city. 🔊