Synonyms for abjectness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ab-jekt, ab-jekt|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈæb dʒɛkt, æbˈdʒɛkt|
Top 10 synonyms for abjectness
- blue funk
- heaviness of heart
- the blues
Définition of abjectnessOrigin :
- 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 depression : noun low spirits; despair
- Her sense of this kindness was more and more touched with abjectness.
- Extract from : « A Love Story Reversed » by Edward Bellamy
- I knew then that I could not alter it even were I to go all the lengths of abjectness.
- Extract from : « A Far Country, Complete » by Winston Churchill
- But at heart she was bitter—at her poverty, abjectness, and dependence.
- Extract from : « The Created Legend » by Feodor Sologub
- And then in this abjectness he suddenly gave a cry of delight.
- Extract from : « Cattle-Ranch to College » by Russell Doubleday
- His shoulders were hunched forward with something of abjectness in their droop.
- Extract from : « King Spruce, A Novel » by Holman Day
- Nervous and cowed to abjectness as she was, she felt near the end of her endurance.
- Extract from : « Beggars on Horseback » by F. Tennyson Jesse
- I prayed constantly and so felt uplifted from the abjectness of animal fear.
- Extract from : « Julia Ward Howe » by Laura E. Richards
- Your Indian vision at least keeps that abjectness away from you.
- Extract from : « The Letters of Henry James (volume I) » by Henry James
- From this state of abjectness, I was raised by a young woman of my own class.
- Extract from : « The Romance of Biography (Vol 2 of 2) » by Anna Jameson
- It has sunk to such a state of abjectness as to be attracted by the doings of the lowest of the low.
- Extract from : « L-bas » by J. K. Huysmans
Antonyms for abjectness
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