dismalness

  • 1 Dismalness — Dis mal*ness, n. The quality of being dismal; gloominess. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 dismalness — noun see dismal …

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  • 3 dismalness — See dismally. * * * …

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  • 4 dismalness — noun The state or quality of being dismal …

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  • 5 dismalness — n. dreariness, depression, somberness, lack of cheer …

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  • 6 dismalness — dis·mal·ness …

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  • 7 dismalness — məlnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being dismal : gloominess …

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  • 8 Drear — Drear, n. Sadness; dismalness. [Obs.] Spenser …

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  • 9 Dreariness — Drear i*ness, n. 1. Sorrow; wretchedness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Dismalness; gloomy solitude. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 dismal — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from dismal, noun, days marked as unlucky in medieval calendars, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin dies mali, literally, evil days Date: 15th century 1. obsolete disastrous, dreadful 2 …

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  • 11 dismal — dismally, adv. dismalness, dismality, n. /diz meuhl/, adj. 1. causing gloom or dejection; gloomy; dreary; cheerless; melancholy: dismal weather. 2. characterized by ineptness or lack of skill, competence, effectiveness, imagination, or interest;… …

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  • 12 bitterness — Synonyms and related words: absolute zero, acerbity, aching heart, acid, acidity, acidness, acidulousness, acridity, acridness, acrimony, agony, agony of mind, algidity, anguish, animosity, animus, antagonism, apologies, asperity, astringence,… …

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  • 13 cynicism — Synonyms and related words: Timonism, antisocial sentiments, antisociality, causticity, defeatism, dismalness, gloominess, gloomy outlook, innuendo, invective, irony, malism, misanthropism, misanthropy, negativism, nihilism, pessimism, retreatism …

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  • 14 darkness — Synonyms and related words: Gothicism, ablepsia, adiaphanousness, age of ignorance, amaurosis, amorphousness, barbarism, benightedness, benightment, blackishness, blackness, bleakness, bleariness, blind side, blind spot, blindfolding, blinding,… …

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  • 15 deadness — Synonyms and related words: analgesia, anesthesia, aridity, barrenness, bloodlessness, callousness, characterlessness, colorlessness, dismalness, dragginess, dreariness, dryness, dullness, dustiness, effeteness, electronarcosis, emptiness,… …

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  • 16 depression — Synonyms and related words: Schmerz, Slough of Despond, abatement, abridgment, abstraction, abulia, aching heart, agony, agony of mind, alienation, alleviation, alveolation, alveolus, anguish, antrum, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state,… …

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  • 17 discomfort — Synonyms and related words: Schmerz, ache, aches and pains, afflict, agitate, angst, anguish, anxiety, bitterness, bleakness, boredom, bother, burden, care, cheerlessness, comfortlessness, depression, difficulty, discomposure, discontent, dislike …

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  • 18 distress — Synonyms and related words: Schmerz, abashment, abuse, ache, aches and pains, aching, adversity, afflict, affliction, aggrieve, agitate, agitation, agonize, agony, ail, all overs, amercement, angary, angst, anguish, annexation, annexure, annoy,… …

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  • 19 dryness — Synonyms and related words: acerbity, acescency, acidity, acidulousness, appetite, aridity, aridness, barrenness, birth control, bloodlessness, cacophony, canine appetite, characterlessness, coarseness, colorlessness, contraception, cracked voice …

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  • 20 emptiness — Synonyms and related words: absence, absence of mind, absurdity, acreage, aimlessness, angst, anguish, anxiety, appetite, area, aridity, bareness, barrenness, big deal, blankness, bleakness, bloodlessness, bootlessness, boredom, breadth, canine… …

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