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Meaning of ABYSMAL

Pronunciation:  u'bizmul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  so deep as to be unmeasurable; unfathomable; "the abyssal depths of the ocean"
  2. [adj]  very great; limitless; "abysmal misery"; "abysmal stupidity"

ABYSMAL is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: abyssal, deep, immeasurable, immensurable, unmeasurable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A*bys"mal\, a.
Pertaining to, or resembling, an abyss; bottomless; unending;

      Geology gives one the same abysmal extent of time that
      astronomy does of space.                 --Carlyle.

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