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synonyms for abject

  • wretched
  • base
  • contemptible
  • degraded
  • dejected
  • deplorable
  • dishonorable
  • fawning
  • forlorn
  • groveling
  • hangdog
  • humiliated
  • low
  • miserable
  • outcast
  • pitiable
  • servile
  • submissive
  • worthless
See also synonyms for: abjectly / abjectness

antonyms for abject

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  • commendable
  • exalted
  • excellent
  • magnificent
  • noble
  • proud
  • worthy
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How to use abject in a sentence

Director Naoki Yoshida has said that it was important to the company that a mainline “Final Fantasy” game isn’t regarded as an abject catastrophe.
WHAT ‘ANTHEM’ GOT RIGHTGENE PARKFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I went within a month from having a nanny and living in a nice house and everything to just really abject poverty.
THE COMING WAR ON THE HIDDEN ALGORITHMS THAT TRAP PEOPLE IN POVERTYKAREN HAODECEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Our main message is that whoever wins, it will not be enough for him to fix the US’s abject failures in handling the pandemic and to take climate change seriously.
AMERICA’S TECHNOLOGICAL LEADERSHIP IS AT STAKE IN THIS ELECTIONGIDEON LICHFIELDOCTOBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
So this decision to open things back up, right before Labor Day, from people who do believe in collective action to contain this virus, is abject nonsense.
TEAM REOPEN: 2, SCHOOLS: 0SCOTT LEWISAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
America’s abject failure to deal adequately with the biggest global health emergency in a century has prompted some experts to argue that the pandemic may serve as a geopolitical inflection point.
COVID-19 AND THE GEOPOLITICS OF AMERICAN DECLINEKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A more abject, humiliated man than I stand at this hour in my own eyes never yet took his sins upon his soul.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The energetic, the daring, the high-spirited go, leaving the residue more abject and nerveless than ever.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
In Scotland, even a beggar has none of those abject manners that denote his class elsewhere.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Meanwhile a sullen and abject melancholy took possession of his soul.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
In the latter part of his reign, however, the Emperor passed under the dominion of the most abject superstition.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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