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English definition of “abject”

abject

adjective (NOT PROUD)    /ˈæb.dʒekt/ formal
showing no pride or respect for yourself: an abject apology He is almost abject in his respect for his boss.Feeling sad and unhappy abjectly     /-li/ adverb Feeling sad and unhappy
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