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Abject Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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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


  • Billionaires Have Doubled Since the Financial Crisis
    Hundreds of millions of people live in abject poverty, while the super-rich amass wealth they may never be able to spend, new study says. Read more on this news related to 'Abject'
  • Tax on super rich can lift 9 crore out of poverty
    As many as nine crore people would be out from the state of abject poverty in next 5 years if India could stop inequality from rising and levy a nominal tax on the super riches to narrow the rich and poor divide, a report said. Read more on this news related to 'Abject'
  • Nominal tax on super rich can lift 9 cr out of poverty: report
    As many as nine crore people would be out from the state of abject poverty in next 5 years if India could stop inequality from rising and levy a nominal tax on the super riches to narrow the rich and poor divide, a report said today. Read more on this news related to 'Abject'

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