Example sentences for: dismal

How can you use “dismal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Mets, who barely made the playoffs after a dismal mid-season performance, are competing with Boston for recognition as the "Cinderella team."

  • In the liberal Guardian , foreign affairs columnist Martin Woollacott said Republican senators "sent out a dismal message--of American selfishness, American foolishness, and American readiness to put her own safety first, whatever the consequences for the rest of us."

  • There's no denying the short-term macroeconomic picture for Japan is dismal, though it's hard to resist the thought that if the Bank of Japan just ran its printing presses and dumped piles of yen out onto the street, things would be OK.

  • More dismal casinos you cannot imagine.

  • Dismal images of Russia unraveling after communism collapsed make an unintended point: At least there was something to unravel, unlike in so much of the rest of the world.

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