What does the word abysmal mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to an abyss; unfathomable.

Usage examples for abysmal

  1. He no longer dares to tease her by assuming an abysmal inferiority of Freddy's mind to his own. – Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  2. An imploring of forgiveness would not have been necessary with those two, however great their- or the woman's- astonishment at the revelation of an abysmal male humanity. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith