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From Old French abisme from Latin abyssimus, the superlative of abyssus (an abyss, a bottomless gulf) < Ancient Greek ἄβυσσος (abyssos), without bottom) < ἀ- (a-), not)+ βυσσός (bysso), depth).

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Abysmal (comparative more Abysmal, superlative most Abysmal)

Positive
Abysmal

Comparative
more Abysmal

Superlative
most Abysmal

  1. Pertaining to, or resembling an abyss; bottomless; unending; profound; fathomless; immeasurable.
    • Carlyle
      Geology gives one the same abysmal extent of time that astronomy does of space.
  2. Extremely bad.

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