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Definition of the noun Abjectness
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noun - plural: abjectnesses
- The state of being abject; abasement; meanness; servility.
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ABJECTNESS t Abjectness, (ab'jekt-nes) n. meanness ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
The 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.
The 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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