abject definition

  • adjective:
    • Brought low in condition or standing. See Synonyms at mean2.
    • becoming of the very contemptible kind: abject cowardice.
    • Being quite unhappy sort; wretched: abject impoverishment.
    • Cast down; low-lying.
    • Degraded; servile; groveling; despicable.
    • Sunk to a reduced problem; down in spirit or hope; unhappy; -- of individuals.
    • Humiliating; degrading; wretched; -- of circumstances.
    • showing embarrassment or submissiveness
    • many regrettable or miserable
    • of the most contemptible sort
    • showing complete resignation or hopelessness
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cast off or down; ergo, to abase; to break down; to lower; to debase.
  • noun:
    • people in cheapest and a lot of despicable condition; a castaway.
    • someone who is abjectly base, servile, or reliant; a caitiff or menial.
  • others:
    • put aside; cast away; abjected.
    • Low in condition or in estimation; entirely humiliating or disheartening; so low concerning be hopeless: as, abject poverty, disgrace, or servitude.
    • reduced in sort or personality; mean; despicable; servile; groveling.
    • Synonyms Abject, Low, suggest, Groveling, debased, despicable, degraded, degenerate, wretched, menial, useless, beggarly. (See listing under reasonable.) Abject, reduced, and indicate could have simply the exact same definition, but low is more often used with value to nature, problem, or rank; indicate, to character or perform; abject, to spirit. Groveling has the vividness of figurative usage; it signifies all-natural disposition toward something reduced and base. Low is usually stronger than mean, conformably to the initial sensory faculties regarding the two words.
    • To throw away; cast-off or aside.
    • In order to make abject; humiliate; degrade.

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