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  • showing humiliation or submissiveness; "an abject apology"
  • 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"
  • most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt"; "abject poverty"
  • showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Abject'


  • Abjection: The term abjection literally means "the state of being cast off". In usage it has connotations of degradation , baseness and meanness of ...
  • Abject Art: REDIRECT Abjection.
  • Astictopterus abjecta: Astictopterus abjecta, the Abject Hopper, is a butterfly in the Hesperiidae family. It is found in Senegal , Gambia , Guinea , Sierra ...

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'Abject' example sentence in quotations


* If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless. - Henry Kissinger


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Abject Sample Sentences in News


  • Bayern Munich vs. Hamburger SV: News, updates, and gamethread
    Bayern Munich travel to the Imtech Arena to face an abject Hamburger SV. Is a BBQ in Hamburg's future again? Read more on this news related to 'Abject'
  • Crewe Alex 0, Colchester United 3: Abject Crewe capitulate after 10-minute blitz
    STEVE Davis came out fighting, despite seeing his side slip to their seventh defeat in nine league games. It was just a shame his players didn't show similar spirit during another second half capitulation, this time against the side who started the day just two points and one place better off than Crewe at the bottom of League One. Yes, the first goal is impor Read more on this news related to 'Abject'
  • New-look Spain set for test against revived France
    After their abject failure at the World Cup, Spain have a new look as they begin preparations for the defence of the European Championship with a friendly against France on Thursday. Just over two months on from their group-stage elimination as World Cup holders in Brazil, coach Vicente del Bosque takes a squad that is a mixture of familiar faces and potential sta Read more on this news related to 'Abject'

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