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dismally


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dismally  \Dis"mal*ly\,  adv 
  In  a  dismal  manner;  gloomily;  sorrowfully;  uncomfortably. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dismally 
  adv  1:  in  a  cheerless  manner;  "in  August  1914  ,  there  was  a 
  dismally  sentimental  little  dinner,  when  the  French, 
  German,  Austrian  and  Belgian  members  of  the  committee 
  drank  together  to  the  peace  of  the  future"  [syn:  {drearily}] 
  2:  in  a  dreadful  manner;  "as  he  looks  at  the  mess  he  has  left 
  behind  he  must  wonder  how  the  Brits  so  often  managed  to 
  succeed  in  the  kind  of  situation  where  he  has  so  dismally 
  failed"  [syn:  {dreadfully}] 




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