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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
(Definition of abject adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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