from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. To a fathomless depth; profoundly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a terrible manner
Its search strategies remain abysmally despite billions of wasted dollars; it lost the email leadership because of greed based execution (when it started to charge customers) and lack of foresight.
It stands to logic, then, that correcting the problem when it fails abysmally is just about the most uncapitalistic thing that could happen.
But criticizing someone when they behave abysmally is not hatred.
It is important to remember how the war was launched, and for what reasons; additionally, it is important to remember how the occupation was managed by the Republicans over the past five years (does the word abysmally mean anything).
According to the 2009 World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap report, Japan ranked 101 out of 134 countries, called abysmally low by women's groups considering it is the world's second largest economy.
In many cases (i.e. Wal-Mart), the government uses taxpayer dollars to compensate for abysmally low wages (i.e. uninsured healthcare expenses).
Which means that the U.S. and other governments around the world have failed abysmally to consider the plight of civilians in far off conflict zones, UN sanctions enforcement, or upholding international law as vital enough to its own interests to address the horrific problem of unchecked arms traffickers.
If anything, I think Wiley Miller's satirical strip didn't go nearly far enough to make the point: Eyewitnesses the bunny, in this case are abysmally inaccurate in identifying perpetrators who look different from themselves.
In the US, not only are standards abysmally low, but the tests used to examine students' mastery of the standards are often poorly designed and unrelated to the content taught in school.
How is it possible to sack people who fail abysmally at their jobs when the bar is so low for the crucial job of being a parent.
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