Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / dismally
FEEDBACK

dismally

See definition of dismally on Dictionary.com
  • as indreadfully
  • as inhopelessly
  • as insadly
  • as inunfortunately

synonyms for dismally

  • disturbingly
  • horribly
  • shockingly
  • terribly
  • appallingly
  • badly
  • fearfully
  • tragically
  • desperately
  • sadly
  • dispiritedly
  • cynically
  • darkly
  • dejectedly
  • desolately
  • despairingly
  • despondently
  • disconsolately
  • emptily
  • gloomily
  • pessimistically
  • spiritlessly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
QUIZ
Can You Cantillate This Week’s Words Of The Day?
START THE QUIZ

How to use dismally in a sentence

Many of the evictions taking place will go through housing courts, which have historically had dismal outcomes for defendants.
LOGGING IN TO GET KICKED OUT: INSIDE AMERICA’S VIRTUAL EVICTION CRISISEILEEN GUODECEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The news you focus on doesn’t have to be so dark and dismal, either.
FOUR SCIENCE CONVERSATIONS WORTH HAVING THIS HOLIDAYPURBITA SAHANOVEMBER 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
For years, the conversation about local news has been almost entirely a dismal one.
‘GO IN SMALL WITH CLEAR-EYED EXPECTATIONS’: HOW A CROP OF STARTUPS ARE TRYING TO MAKE FOR-PROFIT LOCAL NEWS WORKSTEVEN PERLBERGNOVEMBER 11, 2020DIGIDAY
When I asked oil and gas industry insiders why Pembina would push so hard for a project with such dismal economic prospects, they offered a startling explanation.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
A study of articles published in 2009 across 10 biomedical disciplines showed a dismal picture.
BIOMEDICAL STUDIES ARE INCLUDING MORE FEMALE SUBJECTS (FINALLY)BETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Here and there however a few shrubs partially concealed the sand, and gave a variety to the scene which was dismally triste.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
As Gale and Phyllis lay down on their bed of boughs in the tent with Valerie, a coyote howled dismally in the distance.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
My cow lowed dismally, and wouldn't eat, when I sold her calf; but she soon got used to doing without it.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
When I got back to the house already dismally affected, I was still more sadly downcast at the sight of Mary.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The fire was a good blaze before he entered, limping dismally into the kitchen.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DISMALLY

  • appallingly
  • badly
  • dismally
  • disturbingly
  • fearfully
  • horribly
  • shockingly
  • terribly
  • tragically
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.