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English definition of “abject”

abject

adjective
 
 
/ˈæbdʒekt/
abject misery/terror/poverty etc extreme sadness, fear etcVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressionsSerious and severeSevere
showing that you are very ashamed of what you have done: an abject apology Ashamed and embarrassed
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