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Definition of 'abject'

Adjective

  1. of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick"
       Synonyms: low low-down miserable scummy scurvy
  2. most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt"; "abject poverty"
  3. showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender"
       Synonyms: resigned unhopeful
  4. showing humiliation or submissiveness; "an abject apology"


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