Example sentences for: abysmal

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

  • However, no account of the Northwest's soaked misery surpasses that of the great American explorer and abysmal speller William Clark, who recorded his observations nearly 200 years ago.

  • William Jefferson Clinton's "abysmal record on liberty," as Weisberg calls it, is, indeed, a fatal twist of irony, incredible and troubling.

  • The cover story revisits a favorite Standard topic: China's abysmal human-rights record.

  • The “popular British film of the 1970s, with Dirk Bogarde, I'm Allright Jack ,’ was, in fact, a popular British film of the late 1950s, I'm All Right, Jack , and Dirk Bogarde, who was off in Hollywood being Liszt in the abysmal Song Without End , wasn't within 3000 miles of it when it was being made.

  • 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 ...


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