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abject

abject - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abject

Definition
(adj) of the most contemptible kind
Synonyms : low , low-down , miserable , scummy , scurvy
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(adj) most unfortunate or miserable
Example Sentence
  • the most abject slaves joined in the revolt
  • abject poverty

Definition
(adj) showing utter resignation or hopelessness
Synonyms : unhopeful
Example Sentence
  • abject surrender

Definition
(adj) showing humiliation or submissiveness
Example Sentence
  • an abject apology

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abject

Abject sounds like REJECT. Poor people are like REJECTED (Abject) people in the society. poor people or people lacking pride (abject people) are rejected in society
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by anilbpai

abject sounds like reject if any person is rejected in job he/she will feel hopless and wil be in miserable condition
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by lakshmiv

Abject sounds like Reject...hopeless person is always rejected
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by S

'Submissive' ppl are treated as mere OBJECTS THAT ARE OWNED (compare object wid ABJECT) and less humane..
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by navaneeganesan

interpret "abject " as opposite to OBJECT...Wen we think of object immediately it strikes that object is a point or thing ..so point or thing has got some location or some reference to it..so opposite to reference and hope is hopeless or miserable.
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by deepakcoolkarni

One social object is to reduce abject poverty.
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by kguide

"ab+ject"something opposite to inject,in+ject,inject means induces something, abject means not inducing so, no self respect,no feeling.life is degraded due to lack of blood without injecting..
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by passionate

ABJECT IS AB+ JECT, wich is spoken as jack.... so a person having no jack at all lacks pride and is wretched in society
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by vishal41

interpret "abject " as opposite to OBJECT...Wen we think of object immediately it strikes that object is a point or thing ..so point or thing has got some location or some reference to it..so opposite to no reference and no hope that is miserable o
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by deepakcoolkarni

abject sounds like ab + eject, ab means away eject means throw so abject means thrown away, losers are thrown away, for example an abject loser
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by syedbilalnadeem

abject -ab not or away and ject means jacket relate to people of nepal living in abject poverty so unable to buy jacketabject -ab not or away and ject means jacket relate to people of nepal living in abject poverty so unable to bu
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by santosh pokhrel

A DEJECTED (depressed) person will be in ABJECTED state of condition/mind.
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by sumantabose

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by syedbilalnadeem

your Object is so Abject! Aim higher or you will be rejected
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by roozbeh33

abject
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by Megha Tanwar

Abject-not(A) having any objection.
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by komya

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