abject

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • He will never believe himself the son of so mean and abject a soul. Cited from Story of Orestes, by Richard G. Moulton
  • He was so abject that the young man could only strike him with his open hand. Cited from Wayside Courtships, by Hamlin Garland
  • I wish all the world could know how abject I am become. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • Never had she felt so abject in front of her mother. Cited from Hilda Lessways, by Arnold Bennett
  • She followed him and waited six years in abject poverty for his release.
  • It is the things you are doing now that will make your future glorious or abject. Cited from The Campfire Girls at Camp Keewaydin, by Hildegard G. Frey
  • She was the abject slave of man in nearly all the world. Cited from The True Woman, by Justin D. Fulton
  • Lily came up to her as she reached her with almost an abject motion. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • He then flew into the house, and spent the rest of the night in the most abject fear. Cited from Scottish Ghost Stories, by Elliott O'Donnell
  • Her love must have its basis in some abject emotion: it took its origin from fear. Cited from The Mettle of the Pasture, by James Lane Allen
  • The couple were daily falling more and more into an abject state of poverty. Cited from The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1, by Rupert Hughes
  • Then there are about one thousand Jews, who live mostly in abject poverty. Cited from Across Coveted Lands, by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • She buried her face in her hands again -- a picture of total and abject misery. Cited from The Triflers, by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • He looked so abject; his condition might have touched a harder heart than mine. Cited from The Blood Ship, by Norman Springer
  • Other men were abject enough; why should she be lorded over in this way? Cited from Under Fire, by Charles King
  • At another time he calls upon his God in abject despair to help him through the passing hour. Cited from Beethoven, by George Alexander Fischer
  • In her blue eyes was a look of abject fear. Cited from The House of Whispers, by William Le Queux
  • For it might have been the soul of a royal master instead of that of an abject slave. Cited from What All The World's A-Seeking, by Ralph Waldo Trine
  • To tell the truth, I was in an abject state of fear. Cited from The Stowmarket Mystery, by Louis Tracy
  • The serving class is what we should call abject. Cited from The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I, by Burton J. Hendrick
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