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Emotional WeightPlay
Use 'dismal' to emphasize the severity of emotional situations. SlideHer rejection left him in a dismal state.
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Not Just WeatherPlay
'Dismal' describes more than weather; it can relate to anything sad. SlideThe news of the accident cast a dismal shadow over the party.
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Intensity of SadnessPlay
'Dismal' implies a deep, often lingering unhappiness. SlideAfter the funeral, her dismal mood was unshakable.