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1. abject

adjective. ['ˈæbdʒɛkt'] of the most contemptible kind.

Synonyms

  • low-down
  • scummy
  • scurvy
  • low
  • contemptible

Antonyms

  • superior
  • happy
  • comfortable
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • abjecten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Abject

  • barfknecht
  • barfknecht
  • defect
  • effect
  • gutknecht
  • object
  • o'brecht
  • project
  • prospect
  • prospekt
  • reject
  • wordperfect

How do you pronounce abject?

Pronounce abject as ˈæbʤɛkt.

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Sentences with abject


1. Adjective
The prey/predator relationship means nothing in the face of abject cuteness.

2. Verb, base form
Big pupils in a cat might also point to abject fear.

Quotes about abject


1. Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
- Oliver Goldsmith

2. abject

adjective. ['ˈæbdʒɛkt'] most unfortunate or miserable.

Antonyms

  • clean

Etymology

  • abjecten (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. abject

adjective. ['ˈæbdʒɛkt'] showing humiliation or submissiveness.

Antonyms

  • ample

Etymology

  • abjecten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. abject

adjective. ['ˈæbdʒɛkt'] showing utter resignation or hopelessness.

Synonyms

  • hopeless

Antonyms

  • tall
  • up

Etymology

  • abjecten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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