Synonyms of 'abysmal'
in the sense of dire
disastrous, urgent, or terrible
a book of verse which ranged from the barely tolerable to the utterly dire
in the sense of dismal
of poor quality
the country's dismal record in the Olympics
in the sense of ghastly
This wallpaper is absolutely ghastly.
in the sense of hideous
extremely ugly or unpleasant
His family was subjected to a hideous attack.
in the sense of terrible
very bad, unpleasant, or unsatisfactory
I have the most terrible nightmares.
Thesaurus for abysmal from the Collins English Thesaurus