abysmally


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a·bys·mal

 (ə-bĭz′məl)
adj.
1. Resembling an abyss in depth; unfathomable.
2. Very profound; limitless: abysmal misery.
3. Very bad: an abysmal performance.

a·bys′mal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.abysmally - in a terrible mannerabysmally - in a terrible manner; "she sings terribly"
Translations
بِصُورَة سَحِيقَة، بِصُورَة مُطْبَقَه
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elendigt
bölvanlega
çok kötü bir şekilde

abysmally

[əˈbɪzməlɪ] ADV [play, sing] → pésimamente; [bad, low] → terriblemente; [fail] → rotundamente

abysmally

[əˈbɪzməli] adv (= dismally) [fail] → lamentablement; [low, poor] → atrocement

abysmally

adventsetzlich; perform, work etc alsomiserabel; to fail abysmallykläglich versagen; our team did abysmally in the competitionunsere Mannschaft schnitt bei dem Wettkampf miserabel ab

abysmally

[əˈbɪzməlɪ] advin modo atroce
abysmally ignorant → di un'ignoranza crassa
to fail abysmally → fallire miseramente
his work is abysmally bad → il suo lavoro è un disastro

abysmal

(əˈbizməl) adjective
very great (in a bad sense); very bad. abysmal ignorance; The weather is abysmal.
aˈbysmally adverb
References in classic literature ?
They were cold, these marble squares of his youth; but HE somehow was not, in this rich return of consciousness - the most wonderful hour, little by little, that he had ever known, leaving him, as it did, so gratefully, so abysmally passive, and yet as with a treasure of intelligence waiting all round him for quiet appropriation; dissolved, he might call it, in the air of the place and producing the golden glow of a late autumn afternoon.
I, who had been hailed Prince of the Oyster Pirates, who could go anywhere in the world as a man amongst men; who could sail boats, lay aloft in black and storm, or go into the toughest hang-outs in sailor town and play my part in any rough- house that started or call all hands to the bar--I didn't know the first thing I might say or do with this slender little chit of a girl-woman whose scant skirt just reached her shoe-tops and who was as abysmally ignorant of life as I was, or thought I was, profoundly wise.
Bryan Simpson, of Unite, said: "Our members at the art school have been treated abysmally."
The traffic has been increasing considerably, while the traffic management system remains abysmally inadequate to control the disorder let loose on the roads, especially during rush hours.
And most times, it is abysmally remedied by the unwholesome practice.
At least we oldies turned out to vote in the referendum, whereas the turnout figure for the under-25s was abysmally low.
Yet their participation in the government and other sectors is abysmally low.
Abbottabad was already in dire straits with an abysmally poor 104 for the loss of 6 wickets in their follow-up to which they managed to eke out just 12 runs to be all out for 118.
While the Jammu division witnessed 85.2 percent voter turnout the voting percentage remained abysmally low at 33.7 per cent in the Kashmir division.
has abysmally poor maternal morbidity and mortality rates, particularly among women of color.
On a YoY basis, NII was down 4 percent YoY mainly because of higher fund cost, with NMI franchise performing abysmally throughout the year, plagued by seldom capital gains.
Britain was in the grip of a killer cold spell and the authorities had failed abysmally to provide shelter for those sleeping rough, but our band of heroines sought out and found the people in need and a man is now still alive because of them.