dismal vs black: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: dismal or black

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dismaladjective

causing dejection

blackverb

make or become black

blacknoun

popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)

blackadjective

(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

blacknoun

the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)

blackadjective

extremely dark

blacknoun

British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)

blackadjective

stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable

blackadjective

(of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood

blackadjective

soiled with dirt or soot

blackadjective

distributed or sold illicitly

blacknoun

total absence of light

blackadjective

offering little or no hope

blackadjective

(of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin

blacknoun

a person with African ancestry,

blackadjective

harshly ironic or sinister

blackadjective

being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light

blacknoun

black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)

blacknoun

(board games) the darker pieces

blackadjective

marked by anger or resentment or hostility

blackadjective

(of coffee) without cream or sugar

blackadjective

(of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading

blackadjective

of or belonging to a racial group especially of sub-Saharan African origin

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