Source:pg 144 Wuthering Heights By: Emily Bronte
Context: I was laid alone, for the first time, rousing from a dismal dose after a night of weeping, I lifted my hand to push the panels aside;it struck the table top!
In their words:
causing gloom or dejection; gloomy; dreary; cheerless; melancholy:dismal weather.
characterized by ineptness or lack of skill, competence, effectiveness, imagination, or interest; pitiful:Our team played a dismal game.
- disastrous; calamitous.
- unlucky; sinister.
Southern U.S. a tract of swampy land, usually along the coast.