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   [place]   lugubre  
→ The hospital is pretty dismal.        
[day]   maussade  
→ a dark dismal day        
   [performance, results]   lamentable  
→ a child with a dismal academic record        
[prospects]   sombre  
→ My prospects of finding a job are dismal.        
a dismal failure      un échec lamentable  
→ His first attempt was a dismal failure.        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
dismal adj.

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mouette ..:



lugubre, maussade, lamentable, sombre

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
un échec lamentable
'dismal' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
funeral ; dismal
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"dismal": examples and translations in context
Midnight lunch is a dismal affair. Le repas de nuit est une affaire lamentable.
All this suggests a comparatively happy ending to a dismal story. Voilà une fin relativement heureuse à une lamentable histoire.
My dismal scene I needs must act alone. Cette scène lugubre, je dois la jouer seule.
What's more interesting is how dismal and disgruntled Mr. Yeaman appears. Le plus intéressant c'est combien M. Yeaman semble mécontent et lugubre.
The war has certainly brightened up people's dismal existence. En tout cas la guerre a ranimé la triste existence des gens.
I was losing my mind, taking temperatures and wiping noses in that dismal family clinic. Je perdais la tête, à prendre des températures et soigner des nez qui coulent dans cette lamentable clinique familiale.
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