word nerd 1.1

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:

dismal

[diz-muhl]

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adjective

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 dismal game.

Obsolete .

  1. disastrous; calamitous.
  2. unlucky; sinister.

noun

Southern U.S. tract of swampy land, usually along the coast.
In my words: a dark and droopy time which usually happens by a disaster.

 

 

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