abjectly


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Related to abjectly: haughtily, resolutely

ab·ject

 (ăb′jĕkt′, ăb-jĕkt′)
adj.
1. Extremely contemptible or degrading: abject cowardice. See Synonyms at base2.
2. Being of the most miserable kind; wretched: abject poverty; abject grief.
3. Thoroughgoing; complete. Used to modify pejorative nouns: an abject failure.
4. Extremely submissive or self-abasing: abject apologies.

[Middle English, outcast, from Latin abiectus, past participle of abicere, to cast away : ab-, from; see ab-1 + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

ab′ject′ly adv.
ab·ject′ness n.
ab·jec′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.abjectly - in a hopeless resigned mannerabjectly - in a hopeless resigned manner; "she shrugged her shoulders abjectly"
Translations
بِصُورَة بَائِسَة، بِصُورَة ذَلِيلَة
bídně
elendigt
aumlega, lítilmótlega
sefilce

abjectly

[ˈæbdʒektlɪ] ADV [fail] → de la forma más indigna, miserablemente
he apologized abjectlyse deshizo en disculpas
abjectly miserablesumamente desgraciado
to be abjectly poorvivir en la miseria más absoluta

abjectly

[ˈæbdʒɛktli] adv
[fail] → d'une manière pitoyable
[apologize] → platement

abjectly

adv submit, apologizedemütig; failkläglich; miserable, afraiderbärmlich

abjectly

[ˈæbʒɛktlɪ] (frm) adv (behave, apologize) → bassamente, servilmente; (lie, act) → indegnamente, vilmente

abject

(ˈӕbdʒekt) adjective
miserable; wretched. abject poverty.
ˈabjectly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Augusta (replied the noble Youth) I thought you had a better opinion of me, than to imagine I would so abjectly degrade myself as to consider my Father's Concurrence in any of my affairs, either of Consequence or concern to me.
At the same time he feels his mastery, and is abjectly grateful to him in his own simple love of the good for his patronage of the unassuming virtues.
But Porthos stands in his bath drooping abjectly like a shamed figure cut out of some limp material.
Beyond doubt, the boy had broken the taboos, and privily he told him so, until Lamai trembled and wept and squirmed abjectly at his feet, for the penalty was death.
On occasion they died, or, when they had become too abjectly spiritless to attack even a rat, were set to work on the tight-rope with the doped starved rats that were too near dead to run away from them.
They departed silently, almost abjectly, dismissed with a single wave of the hand.
A strong man so abjectly in the toils, and he to be chosen for his confidant
I am so unhappy, and all that should have made me otherwise is so laid waste, that if I had been bereft of sense to this hour, and instead of being as learned as you think me, had to begin to acquire the simplest truths, I could not want a guide to peace, contentment, honour, all the good of which I am quite devoid, more abjectly than I do.
so, deprived of one leg, and the strange ship of course being altogether unsupplied with the kindly invention, Ahab now found himself abjectly reduced to a clumsy landsman again; hopelessly eyeing the uncertain changeful height he could hardly hope to attain.
It appeared certain that we must perish, but even that was not the bitterest thought; no, the abjectly unheroic nature of the death--that was the sting--that and the bizarre wording of the resulting obituary: "SHOT WITH A ROCK, ON A RAFT.
Not that it was Daylight's way abjectly to beg and entreat.
The capitalists have stolen our country, debauched our politics, defiled our judiciary, and ridden over us rough-shod, and now they propose to murder those who will not abjectly surrender to their brutal dominion.