Example sentences for: abyss

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

  • Correo , a daily from the Basque city of Bilbao, condemned Aznar's pronouncements, warning that the growing chasm between Basque public opinion and that of the rest of the country could generate "a verbal escalation whose final objective couldn't be other than to deepen the abyss" between people "likely to take Basque nationalism to the ballot box and those who would like to prevent a sovereignty debate."

  • On the front page of Wednesday's Le Monde of Paris, the famous French economist and former presidential adviser Jacques Attali said the world was on the edge of an abyss and could plunge into "a planetary recession of which democracy, in several countries, could be the principal victim."

  • And even though the film is full of laughs, the jokes hover on the edge of the abyss: This is a world in which lurid colors and extravagant gestures are means of filling the void.

  • Yes, you can sing just about every one of Dickinson's poems to the tune of "I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing" (try it, it's fun), but that kind of surface-level orderliness is undermined by the speaker's disconcerting propensity to topple into the abyss, whether prompted by union with God, union with the beloved, or union with death.

  • It's a dark abyss or tunnel,


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