Synonyms for abysmal
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : uh-biz-muh l|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbɪz məl|
Top 10 synonyms for abysmal Other synonyms for the word abysmal
Définition of abysmalOrigin :
- 1650s, formed in English from abysm + -al (1). Weakened sense of "extremely bad" is first recorded 1904, perhaps from abysmal ignorance (suggestive of its "depth"), an expression attested from 1847. Related: Abysmally.
- adj great extent; immeasurable
- adj extending deeply
- For in them he could see no expression, no feeling, but only abysmal cruelty.
- Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930 » by Various
- It seemed the top of earthly fortune to be free, and abysmal misery to have missed it.
- Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
- There is no class of liar so abysmal as the East-end criminal Jew.
- Extract from : « The Grell Mystery » by Frank Froest
- What strange, abysmal vitality informs them is beyond all speculation.
- Extract from : « The Mutiny of the Elsinore » by Jack London
- But then it might all be real instead, and that was abysmal horror.
- Extract from : « The Eternal Wall » by Raymond Zinke Gallun
- The Conservatives have never shown the abysmal hypocrisy of the Liberals.
- Extract from : « The Convert » by Elizabeth Robins
- This ended in low guttural, which growled up from an abysmal depth.
- Extract from : « The Crack of Doom » by Robert Cromie
- For even the abysmal moment of creation had marked the world for his prey.
- Extract from : « Omega, the Man » by Lowell Howard Morrow
- I sent him a polite note of apology, which he received in abysmal silence.
- Extract from : « Dear Enemy » by Jean Webster
- Mark, then, the abysmal degradation to which she fell at the hands of the Chauffeur.
- Extract from : « The Scarlet Plague » by Jack London
Antonyms for abysmal
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