You searched for: “abyssus”
A unit related to: “abyssus”
(Greek > Latin: Greek [abussoz], a-, "no" plus bussos, "bottom" through Latin [abyssus], "no bottom, bottomless")
Word Entries containing the term: “abyssus”
Abyssus abyssum invocat. (Latin)
Translation: "One misstep leads to another."
Literally, "Hell calls hell." A warning that the first step in the temptation to go astray from what is "right" (or "morally correct") is difficult to prevent; however, we must always be on guard to strive for what is ethical and honorable.
This entry is located in the following units: Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group A (page 5) voc-, voca-, vocab-, vocat-, -vocation, -vocative, -vocable, vok-, -voke (page 1)