What does abysmal mean?

Definitions for abysmal
əˈbɪz məlabysmal

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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.

    Etymology: * First attested in 1656.

  2. abysmal(Adjective)

    Extremely bad.

    Etymology: * First attested in 1656.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abysmal(adj)

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

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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

Examples of abysmal in a Sentence

  1. Mihir Kapadia:

    With oil prices having rallied considerably since the abysmal start to the year ... (OPEC) delegates are unlikely to be forced into extreme action.

  2. President Nicolas Maduro:

    The U.N. Security Council has refused to include this Venezuelan tragedy in its agenda, where it faces basically Russia that sees Venezuela as an important ally in the region, andwould veto its consideration, most probably together with China, we support OHCHR’s efforts to shed light on the abysmal human rights situation in Venezuela.

  3. Rubana Huq:

    It's abysmal, it's unreal, i don't want any grant, I don't want any kind of charity, I just want the bare minimum justice for our workers.

  4. Ernie Crey:

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

  5. Homeland Security Committee:

    Hampered by misstep after misstep, Kirstjen Nielsen's tenure at the Department of Homeland Security was a disaster from the start. It is clearer now than ever that the Trump Administration's border security and immigration policies - that she enacted and helped craft - have been an abysmal failure and have helped create the humanitarian crisis at the border.

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  • 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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