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Definition of the adverb abjectly
What does abjectly mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- in a hopeless resigned manner
- example: she shrugged her shoulders abjectly
- synonym of abjectly: resignedly
Alternative definition of the adverb abjectly
- With great shame, desperately; in an abject fashion.
- antonym: [somewhat] proudly
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by Kenneth R. Merrill
failed abjectly. Twenty-five years later, Jacobites found a new standard-bearer in Charles Edward Stuart (The Young Pretender, also called Bonnie Prince Charlie) , ...
by Samuel Johnson
ABJECTLY (A'BJECTLY) adv.[from abject.]In an abject manner, meanly, basely, servilely, contemptibly. ABJECTNESS (A'BJECTNESS) n.s.[from abject.] The same with abjection; servility, ...
by Ambrose Bierce
Abjectly, adv. In the manner of a poor but honest person. Abjure, v.t. To ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
prospective, reflective, respective, selective, subjective cost-effective, imperfective, ineffective, intellective, introspective, nondirective, nonobjective, retrospective cryoprotective, intersubjective ectless \ek-tas\ see eckless ectly \ekt- lë\ abjectly, ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3J8E1C3T1L1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 22 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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