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abjectadjective

uk   us   /ˈæb.dʒekt/ formal

abject adjective (EXTREME)

abject misery, poverty, failure, etc. the state of being extremely unhappy, poor, unsuccessful, etc.: They live in abject poverty. This policy has turned out to be an abject failure.

abject adjective (NOT PROUD)

showing no pride or respect for yourself: an abject apology He is almost abject in his respect for his boss.
abjectly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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