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Etymology of the English word abysmal

the English word abysmal
derived from the English word abysm
derived from the Old French word abysm
derived from the Medieval Latin word abysmus
derived from the Old French word abisme
derived from the Latin root *abissimus
derived from the Latin word abyssus (deep, sea; abyss)
derived from the Greek word abussos, ἄβυσσος (depthless; (infernal) 'abyss')
using the Greek prefix a-, ἀ- (an- not, without)
derived from the Greek word bussos, βύσσος (white linen)
using the English suffix -al
derived from the Latin suffix -alis

Usage

Word found in Modern English



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