how to pronounce abyss

/əˈbɪs/

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abyss is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of abyss in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… deep down in the abyss that is leftist …”

meanings of abyss

noun:

  1. An impending catastrophic happening.
  2. The center of an escutcheon.
  3. The abyssal zone.
  4. Moral depravity; vast intellectual or moral depth.
  5. A difference, especially a large difference, between groups.
  6. Anything infinite, immeasurable, or profound.
  7. Hell; the bottomless pit; primeval chaos; a confined subterranean ocean.
  8. A bottomless or unfathomed depth, gulf, or chasm; hence, any deep, immeasurable; any void space.

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