Definition of “abject” - English Dictionary

“abject” in English

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abjectadjective

uk /ˈæb.dʒekt/ us /ˈæb.dʒekt/ formal

(Definition of “abject” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“abject” in American English

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abjectadjective

us /ˈæb·dʒekt/

extreme and without hope:

They live in abject poverty.
My experiment was an abject failure.

(Definition of “abject” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)