The Crossword Solver found 20 answers to the Dark and dismal (6) crossword clue. Dismal. Dismal is a single word clue made up of 6 letters. We use cookies on The Crossword Solver to help our site work, to understand how it is used and to tailor the advertisements shown on our site. Hello! The Crossword Solver found 114 answers to the dismal (5) crossword clue. This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it. A reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages, Experiencing or showing sorrow or unhappiness; "feeling sad because his dog had died"; "Better by far that you should forget and smile / Than that you should remember and be sad"- Christina Rossetti, Lacking sufficient water or rainfall; "an arid climate"; "a waterless well"; "miles of waterless country to cross", Used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge, The sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head", People who are no longer living; "they buried the dead", Harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "a dour, self-sacrificing life"; "a forbidding scowl"; "a grim man loving duty more than humanity"; "undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie, A dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown, Make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel", A suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house, Clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey", Shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen", Denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means", Lacking in vitality or interest or effectiveness; "a pale rendition of the aria"; "pale prose with the faint sweetness of lavender"; "a pallid performance", A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence), (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or slow)"; "a sluggish market", Anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen"; "the invalid's blanched cheeks"; "tried to speak with bloodless lips"; "a face livid with shock"; "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror"; "a face white with rage", Exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room", Offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things", Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; "a miner's begrimed face"; "dingy linen"; "grimy hands"; "grubby little fingers"; "a grungy kitchen", Causing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather", Lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river", Covered with a layer of dust; "a dusty pile of books", A container that has been emptied; "return all empties to the store", Wild and menacing; "a pack of feral dogs", Furiously angry; "willful stupidity makes him absolutely livid", Dark or gloomy; "a murky dungeon"; "murky rooms lit by smoke-blackened lamps", A shade of white the color of bleached bones, A musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named, Of the color of slate or granite; "the slaty sky of dawn", Marked by or emitting or filled with smoke; "smoky rafters"; "smoky chimneys"; "a smoky fireplace"; "a smoky corridor", Dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence", Feeling or expressing regret or sorrow or a sense of loss over something done or undone; "felt regretful over his vanished youth"; "regretful over mistakes she had made"; "he felt bad about breaking the vase", The dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay", Lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest; "a vapid conversation"; "a vapid smile"; "a bunch of vapid schoolgirls", Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike", Providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape", The taste experience when quinine or coffee is taken into the mouth, A small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red", Lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise; "her drab personality"; "life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas"; "a series of dreary dinner parties", Marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay; "a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility"; "a group of effete self-professed intellectuals", Filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted", A cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks", Lacking in nutritive value; "the jejune diets of the very poor", Lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation", Showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd", Used of a series of photographs presented so as to create the illusion of motion; "Her ambition was to be in moving pictures or `the movies'", Feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses, Grave or even gloomy in character; "solemn and mournful music"; "a suit of somber black"; "a somber mood", (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned; "moss-grown ideas about family life", Affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction; "a stuffy feeling in my chest", Of or relating to or characteristic of tragedy; "tragic hero", Affected by or full of grief or woe; "his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone"- George du Maurier, Made or consisting of (entirely or in part) or employing wood; "a wooden box"; "an ancient cart with wooden wheels", Believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. If you do not agree, you can click "Manage" below to review your options. Play s a dism al part, inflicting pain for pleasure (6) URNFUL. "cros...rd" or "he?p"). Word. Likely related crossword puzzle clues. We'd just like to take a moment to apologise for the continued delays the site is currently experiencing. post a help request and let our community help you. If a particular answer is generating a lot of interest on the site today, it may be highlighted in orange. The synonyms have been arranged depending on the number of charachters so that they're easy to find. If you have an answer not listed above please take a moment to contribute it to help others. 6. dreary. Enter the answer length or the answer pattern to get better results. As well as being a clue we've also seen Dismal as an answer itself some 124 times. We have given Dismal a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers. We're working closely with our server provider and will try to get things back to normal as soon as possible. There will also be a list of synonyms for your answer. Enter the answer length or the answer pattern to get better results. We most recently saw this clue in 'The Guardian Quick' on Saturday, 04 August 2018 with the answer being GLOOMY, we also found GLOOMY to be the most popular answer for this clue. Advertising ensures that the site free to use. Help Requests (0) Enter the answer length or the answer pattern to get better results. Crossword Answers (227) Register or Search over 3 million crossword answers - updated daily, Help us become the best crossword solving site by contributing your own clues and answers, Updated: 24 November 2020