How to use "dismal" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "dismal" in popular movie and book plots

  • Jan learns of Michael's dismal finances by phone, and immediately harangues Michael about being irresponsible.  - Money (The Office)
  • Some people, including Theo's brother Dimitrios, commit suicide after becoming depressed by visions of their own dismal futures.  - Flashforward (novel)
  • Jenna longs to run away from her dismal marriage and is slowly accumulating money to do so.  - Waitress (film)
  • After battling dismal weather, boredom, indoor birdwatching and failed attempts at relaxation, the team decide to stage 'a musical evening'.  - Holiday (The Goodies)
  • After Nellie's father dies, she and her little sisters Bridget and Jennie are sent to a dismal orphanage run by a thieving matron.  - Samantha: An American Girl Holiday
  • Buddy is extremely disappointed, having received the rather dismal gifts of old hand-me-downs and a subscription to a religious magazine.  - A Christmas Memory
  • Despite a dismal night, the narrator looks up to the sky and views a solitary star.  - The Dream of a Ridiculous Man
  • George looks dismal at the prospect.  - The Engagement (Seinfeld)
  • For the first-mentioned group, life is dismal even within the privileged "Moscow Republic".  - Moscow 2042
  • In the penitentiary, Burke is forced to survive in a dismal and dangerous environment.  - Death Warrant (film)
  • They are brought to a dismal Mexican holding cell where they discover Blevins is also in custody.  - All the Pretty Horses (novel)
  • The novel opens in a dismal future America, the “Communal North American Citizen's Republic.  - Galactic Pot-Healer
  • The story is set in the fictional city of Rummidge, a grey and dismal fictional Birmingham.  - Nice Work
  • Most of the guests seek shelter in the basement, where Wirt declares his love for Letty and offers to take her away from the dismal place.  - The Wind (1928 film)
  • The alien mind of Solaris is so greatly different from the human mind that attempts at inter-species communications are a dismal failure.  - Solaris (novel)
  • Rosemary, having avoided Gordon for some time, suddenly comes to visit him one day at his dismal lodgings.  - Keep the Aspidistra Flying

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