abject

[ ab-jekt, ab-jekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF abject

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABJECT

Since their meeting the young man had been her abject cavalier.

Better live, to write your own tale than be the abject one to another.

To all outward seeming, nerveless, emotionless, an abject creature.

"Don't you say one word," she answered, with an air of abject confession.

It was a sad sight—that abject hopeless misery I saw this afternoon.

And then I go home and write you abject letters—and apologize—and explain.

I am not so ready to sink from the lofty in to the abject now.

Afterwards, believing this, they paid me the most abject worship for years.

You will live, too, in a state of abject dependence on all men, and as their slave.

So poor a place he had not seen in all his wanderings through that abject land.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABJECT

downtrodden

adjectiveafflicted, abused
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