Example sentences for: dismal

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

  • Van Gogh the preacher's son, born in a dismal town in Holland in 1853 and dead of a self-inflicted pistol shot to the chest 37 years later, never stayed put.

  • "The dismal failure of Planet USO."

  • As nearly everyone has already pointed out, the record of financial supermarkets is dismal.

  • Krugman's column will henceforth be known as "The Dismal Science," a phrase too famous to be ownable by anyone, except possibly British essayist Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), who coined it.

  • Professor Paul Krugman ("The Dismal Scientist") has done me the honor of another attack, this time for an alleged vulgarization of the great British economist John Maynard Keynes.


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