the dismal weather made the late afternoon seem like evening
(of a person or a mood) Gloomy
his dismal mood was not dispelled by finding the house empty
Pitifully or disgracefully bad
he shuddered as he watched his team's dismal performance
blue: causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
(dismally) in a cheerless manner; "in August 1914 , there was a dismally sentimental little dinner, when the French, German, Austrian and Belgian members of the committee drank together to the peace of the future"
(dismally) in a dreadful manner; "as he looks at the mess he has left behind he must wonder how the Brits so often managed to succeed in the kind of situation where he has so dismally failed"
Disappointingly inadequate; Gloomy and bleak; Depressing
causing gloom or dejection; gloomy; dreary; cheerless; melancholy.