dumpish
adjective Etymology: dumps Date: 1519 sad, melancholy

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dumpish — /ˈdʌmpɪʃ/ (say dumpish) adjective depressed; sad. –dumpishly, adverb –dumpishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • dumpish — dumpishly, adv. dumpishness, n. /dum pish/, adj. depressed; sad. [1535 45; DUMP(S) + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dumpish — adj. sad; melancholy; dull …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dumpish — a. Sad, dejected, dispirited, despondent, moping. See melancholy, a …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dumpish — dump·ish …   English syllables

  • dumpish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dumpishly — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dumpishness — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Undumpish — Un*dump ish, v. t. [1st pref. un + dumpish.] To relieve from the dumps. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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