Ontological vs Abyss - What's the difference?

ontological | abyss |


As an adjective ontological

is of, or relating to, ontology.

As a noun abyss is

hell; the bottomless pit; primeval chaos; a confined subterranean ocean .

ontological

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of, or relating to, ontology.
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  • Derived terms

    * ontological argument * ontological shock * preontological

    abyss

    English

    Alternative forms

    * abysm, abime

    Noun

    (es)
  • Hell; the bottomless pit; primeval chaos; a confined subterranean ocean.
  • (frequently, figurative) A bottomless or unfathomed depth, gulf, or chasm; hence, any deep, immeasurable; any void space.
  • Anything infinite, immeasurable, or profound.
  • Moral depravity; vast intellectual or moral depth.
  • An impending catastrophic happening.
  • (heraldry) The center of an escutcheon.
  • Usage notes

    * (impending catastrophic happening) It is typically preceded by the word the .

    Derived terms

    * abyssal

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