abysmal failure

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abysmal failure

Failure that is total and extreme in measure or implication. The business was an abysmal failure, and everyone was out of a job within a month.
See also: failure
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What is most remarkable and at times quite eerie is the degree to which prescience plays a significant role in her assessment of the abysmal failure on the war on terror.
The abysmal failure to execute this project, with the long delays, repeated construction screw-ups and escalating costs, means that even if Vogtle is completed, it will not be the starting gun of the race for new reactor construction in the U.
next step given such an abysmal failure of will on the part of some members of
This is the inevitable next step given such an abysmal failure of will on the part of some members of the international community and the collusion with Israel by others.
Neil Foster, policy officer at the Northern TUC, said: "The Deputy Prime Minister's Youth Contract has been an abysmal failure that has let down so many unemployed young people.
The millions took to the streets (on June 30) due to the Brotherhood's abysmal failure in managing the country.
Given the abysmal failure of Congress to extend unemployment benefits and pass jobs legislation, it's imperative that Oregon lawmakers do what they can to stimulate growth and reduce unemployment across the state.
Neil Foster, policy officer at the Northern TUC, said: ""The Deputy Prime Minister's Youth Contract has been an abysmal failure that has let down so many unemployed young people.
My abysmal failure to become a rock star only deepened my hero worship" - London's Mayor Boris Johnson who, in his youth, tried to emulate Rolling Stone Keith Richards.
SIR - Graham Henry's analysis of the rise of Ukip also needs to be understood in terms of the abysmal failure of our traditional three party system ("Politics of 'no
Indeed, these have been two glorious months for Essebsi's Nida' Tounes, and for Tunisians' path towards setting democratic, peaceful transition of power amidst the abysmal failure of the Arab uprisings.
Tunisia's relative success is in marked contrast to the abysmal failure of Egypt, the Arab world's largest and once most influential country.
Reproach, outbursts, tantrums and other displays of anger still circle Pakistan's abysmal failure at the ICC Champions Trophy, in which the team finished bottom after losing all their three group matches against West Indies, South Africa and India, the Express Tribune reports.
We can look around and sec what an abysmal failure the notion has been in recent decades.
Does Congress remember the abysmal failure of the recent past?