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English definition of “abyss”

abyss

noun [C]     /əˈbɪs/
SITUATION a very bad situation that will not improve : [usually singular] The country is sinking into an abyss of violence and bloodshed .Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
HOLE literary a very deep hole Holes, hollows and dips
(Definition of abyss noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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