Usage examples for bottomless

  1. But were he to be precipitated into some bottomless misfortunes then she could only throw herself after him. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. The assumption rounded itself there between this lady's entertainers, flourished in a way that left them, in their bottomless element, scarce a free pair of eyes to exchange signals. – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  3. Neighbours did call; some from pure friendliness, others to see if " Horace acted set up by his new callin' and fortune," and still others, who had been to the Bluffs that afternoon, to tell of the wonders of the festival, their praise or condemnation varying according to age, until Mrs. Bradford was at a loss whether to think the affair a spectacle of fairyland or a vision of the bottomless pit, and Horace was in torment lest he should be appealed to for an opinion, which he was presently. – People of the Whirlpool by Mabel Osgood Wright