abyss Synonyms: n inf bottomless pit, chasm, crater, fissure, gap, gulf, hole, opening, pit, rift, void.
Abyss meaning: a very deep hole that seems to have no bottom.
Abyss meaning: 2 a difficult situation that brings trouble or destruction:
The country is sinking/plunging into an abyss of violence and lawlessness.
She found herself on the edge of an abyss.