Dumpish Dump"ish, a. Dull; stupid; sad; moping; melancholy. `` A . . . dumpish and sour life.'' --Lord Herbert. -- {Dump"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Dump"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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