Example sentences for: abysmal

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

  • 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 best way to change China's abysmal human-rights record is to "engage" China so that its government has a stake in the good opinion of the rest of the world.

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

  • Duvall has an abysmal singing voice--gargling and off-key--but his speaking voice, his presence, is insistently musical.

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


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