tending to degrade, humiliate, or demoralize:
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utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched: abject poverty. contemptible; despicable; base-spirited: an abject coward. shamelessly servile; slavish. Obsolete. cast aside. Contemporary Examples “All it is public humiliation of these abjectly poor people, as well as criminalization,” Cowan says. Private Prisons Rule With Little Oversight on America’s Border Caitlin Dickson June 19, 2014 Historical Examples It […]
abjects (Ps. 35:15), the translation of a Hebrew word meaning smiters; probably, in allusion to the tongue, slanderers. (Comp. Jer. 18:18.) Historical Examples abjects hoot at him as he walks along bowed beneath the load of his own cross, which was the emblem of our sin. Talks To Farmers Charles Haddon Spurgeon Well might her […]
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the act of . renunciation upon oath. Historical Examples But in Marcella’s separated heart, the vow of abjuration from the world was already registered. The Pastor’s Fire-side Vol. 4 (of 4) Jane Porter The abjuration Bill and a money bill were awaiting his assent. The History of England from the Accession of James II. Thomas […]