abject (adj.)

  1. of the most contemptible kind; 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

    [ Syn: low , low-down , miserable , scummy , scurvy ]

  2. most unfortunate or miserable; the most abject slaves joined in the revolt; abject poverty'

  3. showing utter resignation or hopelessness; abject surrender

    [ Syn: unhopeful ]

  4. showing humiliation or submissiveness; an abject apology'

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