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Definition of the noun Abjectness

What does Abjectness mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abjectnesses

  1. The state of being abject; abasement; meanness; servility.

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Google previewA Decade of Negative Thinking (2009)

Essays on Art, Politics, and Daily Life by Mira Schor

If modesty is an instinctive as well as an intellectually and morally based turn away from a histrionic bid for the limelight, then abjectness is a reaction formation to the artist's awareness of the difficulty of obtaining the limelight through painting ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Abjectness, abjection, vileness, baseness, cpntemptibleness, despicableness, ignominy, turpitude, infamy. 3* Humiliation, condescension, submission, submissive ness, resignation, humility, meekness, humbleness, lowliness, self- abasement.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences (2013)

by Byron Kaldis

An example of a metaphor performing such a function is Julia Kristeva's theory of abjectness. We can interpret this idea as another conceptual metaphor, namely, social abjectness is physical abjectness or social marginality is bodily ...

Google previewThe illustrated national pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1868)

ABJECTNESS t Abjectness, (ab'jekt-nes) n. meanness ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindūstānī and English, and English and Hindūstānī (1849)

The Latter Being Entirely New by John Shakespear

Abjectness, contemptibleness. 2. Obsequiousness. P. els zulām, s. m. The colick. A. --Jé gillat (from J3) s. f. Baseness, vileness, meanness, contemptibleness, abjectness, dishonour, abasement, affront. - G3 zalk (Heb. Pon) s. m. A prompt and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Puk̲k̲h̲to Or Puk̲s̲h̲to Language, in which the Words are Traced to Their Sources in the Indian and Persian Languages (2001)

by Bellew H. C., Henry Walter Bellew

Abjectness, s. khwan ...

Google previewAn English-Konkani Pronouncing Pocket Dictionary (1930)

by J. M. Pinto

Uuno : kircoll; Abjectness, ab-jecl-iws, N. Cune- ponn : olkepoun: kircolhii. Abjuration, ab-ju-rei'-xlon, x; Pmmaunr sodduem. Abjure, ab-jn-ar, v. Aun diun soddunc. [asiolo. Able, fibl, A. Soctivont ; tanc- Ablution, ob-iuj,on. N. dovop. Abnegation ...

Google previewThe Million Word Crossword Dictionary (2010)

by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark

forlorn, hangdog, ignoble, outcast, pitiful, servile 8 degraded, dejected, hopeless, penitent, pitiable, wretched 9 groveling, miserable, prostrate, worthless 10 deplorable, despicable, humiliated, submissive abjectly, act: 6 cringe abjectness: 10 ...

Google previewChambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1874)

by William Chambers

abjection, ab-jek'shun, abjectness, ab'jekt-nes, n., a mean or low state; baseness. [condition. abjects, abjekts,, in B., persons of the lowest Abjure, ab-jöör', z.f., to swear away from ; to renounce on oath or solemnly :-for-£. abjūr'ing; Aa.

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Scrabble value of A1B3J8E1C3T1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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