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
most unfortunate or miserable; the most abject slaves joined in the revolt; abject poverty'
showing utter resignation or hopelessness; abject surrender
[ Syn: unhopeful ]
showing humiliation or submissiveness; an abject apology'