Word to the Wise: dismal
dismal (adjective) – depressing/very bad
dismally (adverb) – depressingly (bad)
Examples of how you can use dismal:
After failing my driving exam for the fourth time, I felt dismal.
Guy took a dismal view of his finances this month, as all his clients went on holiday and left him without income.
Grandma called her room in her home a dismal little place with no room to stretch your legs.
The results have come in and they’re so dismal that our manager almost jumped off a high building.
The cat is wailing in such a dismally sad way that he just had to close the window.
I’ve been feeling dismally bad all morning after I told Helen your secret.