Definitions for abysmaləˈbɪz məl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abysmal(adj)

    very great; limitless

    "abysmal misery"; "abysmal stupidity"

  2. abysmal, abyssal, unfathomable(adj)

    resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable

    "the abyssal depths of the ocean"

Wiktionary

  1. abysmal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to, or resembling an abyss; bottomless; unending; profound; fathomless; immeasurable.

  2. abysmal(Adjective)

    Extremely bad.

  3. Origin: * First attested in 1656.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abysmal(adj)

    pertaining to, or resembling, an abyss; bottomless; unending; profound

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alexander Kvitashvili:

    You can see head doctors driving Porsches and having Vertu phones, but the hospitals are in an abysmal condition.

  2. Larry Glazer:

    State Street is a notable laggard in adviser support, given State Street’s scale and first mover advantage as an ETF pioneer, they have abysmal adviser support. It's almost a laughing matter in the industry.

  3. Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain:

    We're not doing enough of anything. We need to train, we need to equip, we need to have boots on the ground for forward air controllers, there has to be total reevaluation of our abysmal failure and the consequences of it.

  4. Tim Malloy:

    Hillary Clinton's numbers on honesty and trust may border on abysmal but Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, the GOP front runner, is still battling a name recognition handicap, do Colorado voters trust Hillary? No, they do not. Do they think she cares about their needs? No, they do not.


Translations for abysmal

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • бездъненBulgarian
  • jämmerlich, erbärmlich, abgrundtief, abgründig, miserabelGerman
  • απερίγραπτος, ανεκδιήγητος, αβυσσαλέος, άπατος, απειροβαθής, απύθμενοςGreek
  • desastroso, atroz, insondable, abismalSpanish
  • pohjaton, kelvoton, toivoton, äärimmäinen, kauhea, kammottava, hirvittävä, surkeaFinnish
  • épouvantable, abyssal, exécrable, terribleFrench
  • feneketlenHungarian
  • abissaleItalian
  • abysmalNorwegian
  • beznadziejnyPolish
  • abismalPortuguese
  • отвратительный, бездонныйRussian

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