Today’s word of the day is ‘Abject‘ Let us understand more about this word.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
1. (Of something bad) experienced or present to the maximum degree
2. (Of a person or their behavior) completely without pride or dignity
3. Hopeless and downtrodden
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi- Adham
2. Spanish – Abyecta (masculine) and abyecto (feminine)
3. French – Abjecte (masculine) and abject (feminine)
4. Mandarin – Bēibǐ de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. And then I go home and write you abject letters—and apologize—and explain.
2. You will live, too, in a state of abject dependence on all men, and as their slave.
3. Better live, to write your own tale than be the abject one to another.
4. It was a sad sight—that abject hopeless misery I saw this afternoon.
5. “Don’t you say one word,” she answered, with an air of abject confession.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
Wretched, base, contemptible, degraded, dejected, deplorable, dishonorable, fawning, forlorn, groveling, hangdog, low, miserable, outcast, pitiable, servile, submissive, worthless, obsequious, crawling, creeping, toadyish, cringing, sniveling, ingratiating, toadying, sycophantic, craven, humiliating, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word of the day are:
Proud, commendable, exalted, excellent, magnificent, noble, worthy, etc.
There’s some way in which we would prefer not to see very clearly the immense gifts and intelligence of some of the people who live in our most abject conditions. Maybe there are some things at work in deciding who gets to be society’s winners and who gets to be society’s losers that don’t have to do with merit.
Don't know why my career isn't taking off, I spend so much time on Twitter feeling abject terror.
— Geraldine (@everywhereist) October 29, 2020
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