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Dictionary definition for: Abject

1. (s) 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"

2. (s) most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt" "abject poverty"

3. (s) showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender"

4. (s) showing humiliation or submissiveness; "an abject apology"

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