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Abject meaning

abject - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. Cast down; low- lying.
  2. 2. Sunk to a law condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile; groveling; despicable; as, abject posture, fortune, thoughts.
  3. 3. To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.
  4. 4. A person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a castaway.
  5. 5. Downcast; mean; vile; degraded.

abject - examples of usage

  1. We acknowledge that there is something outside us that is stronger than we are; of which we are afraid; to which we surrender ourselves as base and abject slaves. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
  2. " Well, to tell you the truth, I've been wondering whether she were at the same time a smart and clever woman and an abject fool, or whether she were simply smart and clever and thought me an abject fool. - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
  3. Then an abject terror surged upon her. - "The Son of his Father", Ridgwell Cullum.
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