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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a dreadful manner; In a cheerless manner.

Usage examples (39)
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Adjective : dismal weather. ,Our team played a dismal game
  • Leaders from the Thabo Mbeki era failed "dismally" to deal with divisions in the ANC, Arts and Culture Minister Pallo Jordan said, the for more
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