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bottomless pit

noun as in extremely hopeless situation

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Meanwhile, billions of dollars of foreign aid are pumped into a bottomless pit that most ordinary Palestinians never see.

People want to eat, so at some point they resist further cuts to their consumption—it's not a bottomless pit.

It was said to be a bottomless pit; if so, he should be all right, because he could get out at the other end!

They were devoted adherents of the house of Orsi, and could be trusted to follow the head of the family to the bottomless pit.

The beast that ascended out of the bottomless pit, mentioned chap.

Such an one is indeed floundering in the bottomless pit, with only the shadows of men ever flitting about him.

Still those dreadful shrieks, mingled now with curses hot from the bottomless pit, came up through the window.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bottomless pit, such as: abysm, abyss, chasm, crevasse, fire and brimstone, and gulf.

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