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Definition of the noun Abjectness

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noun - plural: abjectnesses

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

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Google previewRevisioning Women and Drug Use (2007)

Gender, Power and the Body by E. Ettorre

Here abjectness is an interesting notion. Abject refers to the realm outside culture which threatens to reduce culture to chaos; 'it is shapeless, monstrous, damp and slimy, boundless and beyond the outer limits' (Brook, 1999: 14). Being abject ...

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 Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler, David Crystal

both attached to verbs, so that neither has any more claim than the other to represent the verbal idea of action ; but between -ion & -mess that line does exist ; though -ion & -ness are often appended to exactly the same form, as in abjectness ...

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. . gullim, s. m. The colick. . gillat (from s. f. Baseness, vileness, meanness, contemptibleness, abjectness, dishonour, abasement, afl'ront. . gall: (Heb. P51) s. m. A prompt and ready or eloquent ...

Google previewA dictionary, Hindustani and English, a English and Hindustani ... 4. ed. enlarged (1849)

by John Shakespear

Abjectness, contemptibleness. 2. Obsequiousness. £3 gulām, s. m. The colick. - 3 sillat (from JS) s. f. Baseness, vileness, meanness, contemptibleness, abjectness, dishonour, abasement, affront. • c's galk (Heb. PT) s. m. A prompt and ready or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1891)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology 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 previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

abjection, abjectness : adv. abjectly. AB'JUGATE. v.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

The state or condition of being abject; abjectness; humiliation. Our Saviour sunk himself to the bottom of abjectedness to exalt our condition to the contrary extreme. Boyle. abjection (ab-jek'shon), n.

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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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