"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.

More About abject

Position in dictionary: 373 of 111710 words.
Word Type: 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

English Dictionary Definition of abject

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