Synonyms for abjectly

Grammar : Adv
Spell : ab-jekt, ab-jekt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæb dʒɛkt, æbˈdʒɛkt

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Définition of abjectly

Origin :
  • early 15c., "cast off, rejected," from Latin abiectus, past participle of abicere "to throw away, cast off; degrade, humble, lower," from ab- "away, off" (see ab-) + iacere "to throw" (past participle iactus; see jet (v.)). Figurative sense of "downcast, brought low" first attested 1510s. Related: Abjectly; abjectness.
  • As in humbly : adv meekly
  • As in obsequiously : adv servilely
Example sentences :
  • They stood knee-deep in the clutter and lumber, facing each other abjectly.
  • Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington
  • I never saw a man so abjectly sorry for anything in my life.
  • Extract from : « The Stark Munro Letters » by J. Stark Munro
  • The man had insulted him grossly, and had apologised as abjectly; that was his view of the incident.
  • Extract from : « The Wild Geese » by Stanley John Weyman
  • She was frightened—hideously, abjectly, miserably frightened.
  • Extract from : « A Bride of the Plains » by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • So they're as abjectly subject to The Master as their slaves are to them.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930 » by Various
  • He was abjectly in love and abjectly submissive, and Claudia had never been so kind.
  • Extract from : « Despair's Last Journey » by David Christie Murray
  • We need, and abjectly so I may say, an esthetic concept of our own.
  • Extract from : « Adventures in the Arts » by Marsden Hartley
  • Does that make Him a great tyrant, who only wants to be abjectly worshipped?
  • Extract from : « Expositions of Holy Scripture » by Alexander Maclaren
  • His polished manners seemed to me abjectly servile with Edmee.
  • Extract from : « Mauprat » by George Sand
  • "Perhaps it might be called a row-boat, sir," I said abjectly.
  • Extract from : « A Far Country, Complete » by Winston Churchill

Antonyms for abjectly

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