Dismal and Sad

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

Sad is a synonym for dismal in property topic. In some cases you can use "Sad" instead an adjective "Dismal", when it comes to topics like unhappy, bleak, sorrowful, gloomy. popular alternative
Nearby Word: dismally
Synonyms for Dismal

Sad

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Sad adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: movies in which the hero dies always make us feel sad

Dismal is a synonym for sad in unhappy topic. You can use "Dismal" instead the word "Sad" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as unfortunate, deplorable, sorrowful, sombre. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sadness, sadly
Synonyms for Sad

Things that words describes

life dismal life sad life
state dismal state sad state
children dismal children sad children
note dismal note sad note
Other nouns: fate, place, example, sight, childhood, day, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Fisher King Under the dominion of the Gentleman with the thistle-down hair, an amorally cruel and capricious and extremely narcissistic fairy, it is a sad and dismal place, a derelict manor on a windswept moor surrounded by a dark leafless wood, with the remains of ancient battles rotting outside.
    Source: Fisher King
  • As a Fisher King, he has turned his land into a sad and dismal place, a derelict manor on a windswept moor surrounded by a dark leafless wood, with the remains of ancient battles rotting outside.
  • Lets Play / Achievement Hunter Grand Theft Auto Series Even by the other Heists' standards, "Ray's Heist" is a dismal, sad, hilarious failure.
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