Dismal and Sorrowful


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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

Sorrowful is a synonym for dismal in sad topic. In some cases you can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Dismal", when it comes to topics like sorry, bleak, gloomy.
Nearby Word: dismally
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Sorrowful adjective – Expressing or suggesting mourning.
Usage example: adopted a sorrowful tone of voice to read the news story about the former governor's death

Dismal is a synonym for sorrowful in sad topic. You can use "Dismal" instead an adjective "Sorrowful", if it concerns topics such as sorry.
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
Synonyms for Sorrowful

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