What does abysm mean?

abysm meaning in General Dictionary

An abyss a gulf

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  • a bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or obviously unfathomable) hole or chasm or void stretching below (usually pre-owned figuratively)
  • An abyss; a gulf.

abysm meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"bottomless gulf, greatest depths," now mainly poetic, c.1300, from Old French abisme (Modern French ab


abysm meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An abyss; a gulf.