Dismal and Melancholy


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


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
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