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nounusually the dismal science
- ‘The dismal science says, when essential stuff is scarce, you've got to trade something for something else.’
- ‘Moreover, for him, economics was not a dismal science.’
- ‘That dreadful outlook is one of the reasons economics is considered a dismal science.’
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