Thesaurus

abysm

noun

Synonyms of abysm

an immeasurable depth or space
  • a recurrent dream in which he would fall helplessly into a dark and silent abysm

Synonyms for abysm

Words Related to abysm

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About abysm

Time Traveler for abysm

Time Traveler

The first known use of abysm was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Abysm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abysm. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on abysm

Nglish: Translation of abysm for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!