|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Fatal; ill-omened; unlucky.
2. (a.) Gloomy to the eye or ear; sorrowful and depressing to the feelings; foreboding; cheerless; dull; dreary; as, a dismal outlook; dismal stories; a dismal place.
Dismal (1 Occurrence)
Matthew 6:16 And when ye may fast, be ye not as the hypocrites, of sour countenances, for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear to men fasting; verily I say to you, that they have their reward. (See RSV)