Causing gloom or dejection; gloomy; dreary; cheerless; melancholy: (Dictionary.com)
Characterised by ineptness or lack of skill, competence, effectiveness, imagination, or interest; pitiful: (Dictionary.com)
In a gloomy or depressed manner. (Oxford Dictionaries)
In a disgracefully bad way. (Oxford Dictionaries)
Sad and without hope: (Cambridge Dictionary)
Very bad. (Cambridge Dictionary)
Disastrous, dreadful. (Merriam – Webster)
Showing or causing gloom or depression. (Merriam – Webster)
Lacking merit : particularly bad. (Merriam – Webster)
The Dismal Swamp Lords, Lucky Stiffs.
Force Motors hits 52-week low on dismal November sales.