Definition of Abysmally

1. Adverb. In a terrible manner. "She sings terribly"




Definition of Abysmally

1. adv. To a fathomless depth; profoundly.

Definition of Abysmally

1. Adverb. (context: derogatory) Very, incredibly, profoundly (badly). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abysmally

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abysmally

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Literary usage of Abysmally

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1. New Cosmopolis: A Book of Images. Intimate New York. Certain European Cities by James Huneker (1915)
"And abysmally interesting for me were the formal proceedings which opened the Palace of Peace at The Hague, in September, 1913. ..."

2. Truly Rural by Richardson Little Wright (1922)
"... but because he has n'ta feeling for the materials he uses, has n't the slightest notion of scale, and his ignorance of detail is abysmally profound. ..."

3. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"... is a common property of dulness which unites all the various points of view—the prejudiced, the puerile, the spiteful, and the abysmally ignorant. ..."

4. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
"Two attempts at local production were made during the past season, and both failed abysmally. Lee Sloan and Clyde Elliott, taking a lease on the Great ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1915)
"Of the others, some have lapsed into complete silence ; some have attempted to write fine literature about the war and failed abysmally; and others have, ..."

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