"abject" Definition


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

Dictionary Stats for "abject"

Position in dictionary: 373 of 111710 words.
Word Types: a., a., a., n.,
Words that start with abject: 5
Words that end with abject: 1
Words that contain abject: 5
Next words in dictionary: abjectedness, abjection, abjectly, abjectness, abjudge
Previous words in dictionary: abit, abirritative, abirritation, abirritate, abirritant

Definition of abject

See all english dictionary definitions, the word type, and other useful information for the word "abject". The definition of the word "abject" is pulled from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. The meaning of this word, and other stats related to "abject", including the position in the dictionary, the number of words that contain, start and end with, and stats related to this word are also extracted from this dictionary version.