abject (Meaning)

Wordnet

abject (s)

of the most contemptible kind

most unfortunate or miserable

showing utter resignation or hopelessness

showing humiliation or submissiveness

Webster

abject (a.)

Cast down; low-lying.

Sunk to a law condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile; groveling; despicable; as, abject posture, fortune, thoughts.

To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.

Webster

abject (n.)

A person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a castaway.

abject Sentence Examples

  1. The beggar's abject plea for food touched the hearts of passersby.
  2. After losing his job, he found himself in an abject state of poverty.
  3. The abandoned puppy looked up with abject eyes, seeking warmth and care.
  4. She experienced an abject failure in her attempt to secure the promotion.
  5. The documentary depicted the abject living conditions in the slums.
  6. Despite his abject apologies, she couldn't forgive his betrayal.
  7. The refugee camp provided shelter for those in abject need of assistance.
  8. The abandoned building stood as an abject reminder of economic decline in the area.
  9. His abject surrender in the face of adversity surprised everyone who knew him as a resilient individual.
  10. The war-torn region faced abject devastation, with homes reduced to rubble and infrastructure destroyed.

FAQs About the word abject

of the most contemptible kind, most unfortunate or miserable, showing utter resignation or hopelessness, showing humiliation or submissivenessCast down; low-lyi

servile,humble, meek, sheepish, base,slavish, menial, hangdog, sycophant, sycophantic

superior, haughty, supercilious, imperious, uppity,superior, supercilious, haughty, lordly, arrogant

The beggar's abject plea for food touched the hearts of passersby.

After losing his job, he found himself in an abject state of poverty.

The abandoned puppy looked up with abject eyes, seeking warmth and care.

She experienced an abject failure in her attempt to secure the promotion.