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abjectly

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Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA: /ˈæbˌdʒɛktli/

Adverb

abjectly (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
abjectly

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  1. with great shame, desperately, in an abject fashion
    • I abjectly apologise for the damage I have done.
    • 1851: Herman Melville, Moby-Dick - So, deprived of one leg, and the strange ship of course being altogether unsupplied with the kindly invention, Ahab now found himself abjectly reduced to a clumsy landsman again;

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