Dismal and Melancholy


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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

Melancholy is a synonym for dismal in bleak topic. In some cases you can use "Melancholy" instead the word "Dismal" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like moaning, sad, dreary, barren. popular alternative
Nearby Word: dismally
Synonyms for Dismal


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Melancholy adjective – Causing unhappiness.
Usage example: the melancholy thought of having to say good-bye to all the friends he had made over the summer

Dismal is a synonym for melancholy in property topic. You can use "Dismal" instead the word "Melancholy" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as moaning, depressed, sad, despondent. popular alternative
Nearby Words: melancholic, melancholia
Synonyms for Melancholy

Things that words describes

state dismal state melancholy state
note dismal note melancholy note
nature dismal nature melancholy nature
land dismal land melancholy land
Other nouns: place, example, atmosphere.
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