This is a great word. It’s an adjective and means “extremely or hopelessly bad or severe.” Some examples would be: abysmal ignorance; abysmal poverty.
You could also use it as a synonym for the level of productivity for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012.
dig word of day. Source was Dictionary.com. :-)
Posted on January 25, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged abysmal, different from the norm, English, personal, Queer, random, SAT, Vocabulary, weird, word of the day. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.