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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
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poverty, destitution, or penury, was originally defined
by the United Nations
(UN) in 1995 as "a condition
- "socialism has bankrupted
the oil-rich nation
poverty." On January
23, 2019, Maduro announced
- societies which
have enslaved their fellow human beings
them to abject
poverty. ... It has, perhaps above
- foreigners. Look at the regions
that have already submitted
to them. Note how abject
is the misery
to which their peoples
are now reduced. Behold
19 May 2013. natural disasters
insurgencies, abject poverty
kleptocrats, and an economy
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in Ireland During
- scoreboard congratulating
the Red Sox as world
so many years
frustration, Red Sox fans around
the world could taste
victory. With the...
- as the House
me, whose servant
I am here." Charles abjectly declared
"all my birds
have flown", and was forced
to retire, empty-handed...
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