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dismal

US [ˈdɪzməl]
UK [ˈdɪzm(ə)l]
  • n.〈口〉忧郁;〈美〉沼地
  • adj.忧郁的;凄凉的;惨淡的;阴沉的
  • Web阴郁的;阴暗的;沉闷的
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adj.
1.
忧郁的;凄凉的;惨淡的;阴沉的causing or showing sadness
dismal conditions/surroundings/weather
悲惨的状况;凄凉的环境;阴沉的天气
2.
(informal)
不熟练的;差劲的;不怎么样的not skilful or successful; of very low quality
The singer gave a dismal performance of some old songs.
那歌手唱了几首老歌,唱得也不怎么样。
Their recent attempt to increase sales has been a dismal failure .
他们最近努力提高销售量,全是白费劲。

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