Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an abject, mean, or servile manner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. Meanly; servilely.
- adv. in a hopeless resigned manner
“One form of communication we have failed in abjectly: that is in the teaching of languages.”
“He was to live, it appeared, abominably worried, he was to live consciously rueful, he was to live perhaps even what a scoffing world would call abjectly exposed; but at least he was to live saved.”
“Oh! (_He fetches up two coins abjectly from his pocket_).”
“Thus it was amazing to me how quickly, faced with the possible loss of the most important person in the world, I overcame my puritan principles and called abjectly for help.”
“I remember one man they dragged out of a heap, who pleaded abjectly until a revolver shot cut him short.”
“Beyond doubt, the boy had broken the taboos, and privily he told him so, until Lamai trembled and wept and squirmed abjectly at his feet, for the penalty was death.”
“Once before he had tried Spencer, and choosing the "Principles of Psychology" to begin with, he had failed as abjectly as he had failed with Madam Blavatsky.”
“Just the first line of your last post was so utterly ludicrous and abjectly stupid I am ashamed to be the same species as someone as bone chillingly ignorant as you.”
“It is a proud conservative position to tell lies and be proud of how abjectly stupid YOU are”
“As yet your unbroken string of NOTHING but abjectly ignorant posts is still intact.”
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