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dismal

adjective
 
 
/ˈdɪzməl/
very bad: In January, after a dismal holiday sales season, the retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.dismal picture/news/outlook Another damper on investment is the dismal picture for corporate profits. Investors may be deterred by the dismal performance of telecoms shares in recent weeks.
Translations of “dismal”
in Arabic كَئيب…
in Korean 음울한…
in Malaysian muram…
in French lugubre…
in Turkish kasvetli, sıkıntılı, nahoş…
in Italian tetro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 悲傷絕望的,憂鬱茫然的, 十分糟糕的…
in Russian гнетущий, мрачный…
in Polish przygnębiający, ponury, żałosny…
in Vietnamese buồn thảm…
in Spanish deprimente, triste, desalentador…
in Portuguese triste, sombrio…
in Thai หดหู่…
in German düster…
in Catalan depriment…
in Japanese 憂うつな…
in Indonesian muram…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悲伤绝望的,忧郁茫然的, 十分糟糕的…
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