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abysmal


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abysmal  \A*bys"mal\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  an  abyss;  bottomless;  unending; 
  profound. 
 
  Geology  gives  one  the  same  abysmal  extent  of  time  that 
  astronomy  does  of  space.  --Carlyle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abysmal 
  adj  1:  very  great;  limitless;  "abysmal  misery";  "abysmal  stupidity" 
  2:  so  deep  as  to  be  unmeasurable;  unfathomable;  "the  abyssal 
  depths  of  the  ocean"  [syn:  {abyssal}] 




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