Dismal and Glum

Dismal

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Dismal adjective – Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: a suitably dismal setting for a haunted house

Glum is a synonym for dismal in gloomy topic. In some cases you can use "Glum" instead an adjective "Dismal", when it comes to topics like happy.
Nearby Word: dismally
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Glum

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Glum adjective – Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: a cold, glum day

Dismal is a synonym for glum in gloomy topic. You can use "Dismal" instead the word "Glum" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as happy, sullen.
Nearby Word: glumly
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