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bottomless pit

hell (def 1).
something that drains all one's energy or resources.
Origin of bottomless pit
1525-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for bottomless pit
  • Pouring any more money into this bottomless pit is useless.
  • The stay is designed as a window of opportunity, not a bottomless pit.
  • It is a bottomless pit, so deep that you can not measure it.
  • The compliance process should not be a bottomless pit into which registrants throw resources and money.
  • It's unaccounted for once it arrives, it serves no purpose and it's only feeding a bottomless pit.
  • We are at a precipice looking into a bottomless pit.
  • Thus is this boasted mythical theory ingulfed in the bottomless pit of absolute skepticism.
Slang definitions & phrases for bottomless pit

bottomless pit

  1. A voracious and insatiable person: Mr P is a bottomless pit
  2. An infinite resource of something
  3. omething that drains all one's resources or causes infinite trouble

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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