1. causing gloom or dejection; gloomy; dreary; cheerless; melancholy: "(...) weather".
2. characterized by ineptness or lack of skill, competence, effectiveness, imagination, or interest; pitiful: "Our team played a (...) game".
- 3. obsolete.
- a. disastrous; calamitous.
- b. unlucky; sinister.
1. Southern U.S. a tract of swampy land, usually along the coast