What does abysmal mean?

Definitions for abysmaləˈbɪz məl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word abysmal.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abysmal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abysmal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ernie Crey:

    The record of the federal government where consultation is concerned is abysmal at best.

  2. Alexander Kvitashvili:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Anyone who is devoid of true love is undoubtedly devoid of kindness. Yes of course, and mind you anybody who is devoid of kindness is equally cruel or inhumane. I mean, he or she is abysmal (extremely bad). You can say I said so. ~Emeasoba George

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Translations for abysmal

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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