Example sentences for: abysmal

How can you use “abysmal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The idea of spoofing the superficial, back-stabbing world of teen pageants seems funny to most critics, but all agree that the execution is abysmal.

  • A book review calls the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy an abysmal failure.

  • On the other hand, the WB and UPN networks, with abysmal ratings, are considered comers because of their success with youth--a prized demo.

  • The lead story bemoans the rise of gigantic publishing houses, the demise of independent bookstores, the unholy marriage of publishing and television, and the abysmal quality of contemporary books: "Today's worst ...

  • Broadway's version of the Academy Awards, threatened with cancellation by CBS after years of abysmal ratings, rebounds with viewers--drawing record Nielsens--but not with critics.


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