What is another word for Dismalness?

237 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dˈɪzməlnəs], [ dˈɪzməlnəs], [ d_ˈɪ_z_m_ə_l_n_ə_s]

Dismalness is a noun that denotes a feeling of sadness, gloominess or misery. Some synonyms for this word would be desolation, melancholy, dejection, distress, despair, and sorrowfulness. These words all share a sense of something being bleak, hopeless, or depressing. Other synonyms for dismalness include dreariness, grimness, grimness, bleakness, and somberness. These terms describe a dark and dreary atmosphere that leaves little room for hope or optimism. Whether used in relation to a person's emotions or simply to describe the weather or a situation, words like dismalness can help convey a sense of sadness and despair that is universal and relatable.

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What are the hypernyms for Dismalness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Dismalness

The Dismalness of the prospect was of course vastly exaggerated by the feeble light of the candle, which, swaying in my hand, flung a swarming of shadows upon the scene, through which the hammocks glimmered wan and melancholy.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
And, indeed, each time that I cast the stone, the noise of the stone to make a little trouble and Dismalness in mine ears; for all did be so quiet and desolate and lost in night, that it to make us to need to be likewise so quiet, and to desire that we might go upward so silent as shadows.
"The Night Land"
William Hope Hodgson
Not even the Dismalness of her unattractive room and desolate surroundings had power to drive the song from her heart.
"The Chautauqua Girls At Home"
Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden

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