Example sentences for: dismal

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

  • Best known for its industry, most notably the giant Fiat and Pirelli works, the proud Piedmontese capital is far from being a dull or dismal factory town.

  • When Brazil--whose economic history is nearly as dismal as Argentina's--finally devalued in January, the predicted hyperinflation never arrived and neither did the financial meltdown.

  • The life of an army surgeon in that dismal year was horrifying, and Minor could not have felt optimistic since neither Vicksburg nor Gettysburg had yet produced hope that the union would be preserved.

  • Looked at another way, patients with heart, liver, lung, or kidney failure have a dismal prognosis for survival, so the toxicity associated with immunosuppression is warranted (the benefits of graft survival outweigh the risks associated with the medications).

  • The dismal spin: Bush looks less confident and more desperate for votes.


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