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Abject

see synonyms of abject

1. abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy

of the most contemptible kind

Example Sentences:
'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'

2. abject

most unfortunate or miserable

Example Sentences:
'the most abject slaves joined in the revolt'
'abject poverty'

3. abject, unhopeful

showing utter resignation or hopelessness

Example Sentences:
'abject surrender'

4. abject

showing humiliation or submissiveness

Example Sentences:
'an abject apology'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Abject

see synonyms of abject
adjective
1. 
utterly wretched or hopeless
2. 
miserable; forlorn; dejected
3. 
indicating humiliation; submissive
an abject apology
4. 
contemptible; despicable; servile
an abject liar

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Abject

see synonyms of abject
adjective
1. 
of the lowest degree; miserable; wretched
abject poverty
2. 
lacking self-respect; degraded
an abject coward

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Abject

see synonyms of abject
adj.
1. Extremely contemptible or degrading: abject cowardice. See Synonyms at base2.
2. Being of the most miserable kind; wretched: abject poverty; abject grief.
3. Thoroughgoing; complete. Used to modify pejorative nouns: an abject failure.
4. Extremely submissive or self-abasing: abject apologies.

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