dismal vs light: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: dismal or light

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dismaladjective

causing dejection

lightnoun

the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

lightnoun

having abundant light or illumination

lightnoun

merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

lightadjective

weak and likely to lose consciousness

lightadjective

marked by temperance in indulgence

lightadjective

having relatively few calories

lightnoun

a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination

lightverb

fall to somebody by assignment or lot

lightnoun

(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

lightadjective

(used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress

lightverb

cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

lightverb

with few burdens

lightverb

start or maintain a fire in

lightnoun

a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

lightadjective

moving easily and quickly; nimble

lightverb

make lighter or brighter

lightnoun

the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures

lightnoun

a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

lightverb

to come to rest, settle

lightadjective

(of sleep) easily disturbed

lightadjective

casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

lightadjective

(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

lightverb

alight from (a horse)

lightadjective

silly or trivial

lightnoun

any device serving as a source of illumination

lightadjective

less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

lightadjective

(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

lightverb

begin to smoke

lightnoun

an illuminated area

lightnoun

a particular perspective or aspect of a situation

lightnoun

a person regarded very fondly

lightnoun

a visual warning signal

lightadjective

characterized by or emitting light

lightadjective

demanding little effort; not burdensome

lightadjective

designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight

lightadjective

easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned

lightadjective

having little importance

lightadjective

intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound

lightnoun

mental understanding as an enlightening experience

lightadjective

of comparatively little physical weight or density

lightadjective

of little intensity or power or force

lightadjective

of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment

lightadjective

(physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average

lightadjective

psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles

lightnoun

public awareness

lightadjective

(used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency

lightadjective

very thin and insubstantial

lightverb

not great in degree or quantity or number

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