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English definition of “rock bottom”

rock bottom

noun [U] (UNHAPPY)    informal
the most unhappy that someone has ever been in their life: Ian had just left me and I was at rock bottom. Alcoholics often have to reach/hit rock bottom before they can recognize that they have a problem.Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
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