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Definition 1: of the most contemptible kind - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where abject or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • abject cowardice
  • a low stunt to pull
  • a low-down sneak
  • his miserable treatment of his family
  • You miserable skunk!
  • a scummy rabble
  • a scurvy trick

Synonyms for abject in the sense of this definition

(abject is similar to ...) deserving of contempt or scorn

Definition 2: showing utter resignation or hopelessness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where abject or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • abject surrender

Synonyms for abject in the sense of this definition

(abject is similar to ...) without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success

"in an agony of hopeless grief" "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"

Definition 3: showing humiliation or submissiveness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where abject or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an abject apology

(abject is similar to ...) inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination

"submissive servants" "a submissive reply" "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"

Definition 4: most unfortunate or miserable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where abject or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the most abject slaves joined in the revolt
  • abject poverty

(abject is similar to ...) not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune

"an unfortunate turn of events" "an unfortunate decision" "unfortunate investments" "an unfortunate night for all concerned"

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