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Definition of Abject
AbjectAbject Ab"ject, a. [L. abjectus, p. p. of abjicere to throw
away; ab + jacere to throw. See Jet a shooting forth.]
1. Cast down; low-lying. [Obs.]
From the safe shore their floating carcasses And
broken chariot wheels; so thick bestrown Abject and
lost lay these, covering the flood. --Milton.
2. Sunk to a law condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded;
servile; groveling; despicable; as, abject posture,
fortune, thoughts. ``Base and abject flatterers.'
--Addison. ``An abject liar.' --Macaulay.
And banish hence these abject, lowly dreams. --Shak.
Syn: Mean; groveling; cringing; mean-spirited; slavish;
ignoble; worthless; vile; beggarly; contemptible;
degraded. AbjectAbject Ab*ject", v. t. [From Abject, a.]
To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower;
to debase. [Obs.] --Donne.
Abject Ab"ject, n.
A person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a
Shall these abjects, these victims, these outcasts,
know any thing of pleasure? --I. Taylor.
Meaning of Abject from wikipedia
- The term abjection literally means
cast off". The term has been explored
in post-structuralism as that which inherently disturbs
of Horror: An Essay
de l'horreur. Essai
) is a 1980 book by Julia
Kristeva. The work is an extensive...
poverty, destitution, or penury, was defined
by the United Nations
(UN) in its 1995 report
of the World
- "socialism has bankrupted
the oil-rich nation
poverty." On January
23, 2019, Maduro announced
19 May 2013. natural disasters
insurgencies, abject poverty
kleptocrats, and an economy
- societies which
have enslaved their fellow human beings
them to abject
poverty. ... It has, perhaps above
- as the House
me, whose servant
I am here." Charles abjectly declared
"all my birds
have flown", and was forced
to retire, empty-handed...
- for the Turner
Prize. It consisted
of her bed with bedroom objects
in an abject
state, and gained
it did not win the prize...
- London: Burke's Peerage. ISBN 978-0-85011-023-4. Murphy, James
in Ireland During
to acts of tyranny since
"custom and use shall
make us as tame and abject
slaves, as the blacks
we rule over with such arbitrary
sway". That July...
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