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English definition of “abysmal”

abysmal

adjective     /əˈbɪz.məl/
very bad : abysmal working conditions The food was abysmal. The standard of the students ' work is abysmal.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad abysmally     /-i/ adverb an abysmally poor book Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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