Definition of Abject. Meaning of Abject. Synonyms of Abject
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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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of the 1,000-plus witches
in Oz. East created
of the Abject
, holding witches
who illegally practiced
magic. East keeps deals
poverty, deep poverty, abject
poverty, destitution, or penury
is the most severe
type of poverty, defined
by the United
- A moron
in a hurry
is a legal
test for trademark infringement
or p****ing off in which
a hypothetical person against
whom a claimant's concern might
- societies which
have enslaved their fellow human beings
them to abject
poverty. ... It has, perhaps above
- citation, "The Board
of Trustees recognises
her merciful cognisance
of the abject
poor of a foreign
land, in whose service
she has led a new congregation"...
- "socialism has bankrupted
the oil-rich nation
poverty." On January
23, 2019, Maduro announced
abjecta, the abject
hopper, is a butterfly
in the family
Hesperiidae. It is found
in Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea, Sierra
- roboticist Masahiro
Mori's uncanny valley
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