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Abject


ABJECT', verb transitive To throw away; to cast out. obsolete

AB'JECT, adjective [Latin abjectus, from abjicio, to throw away, from ab and jacio, to throw.]

1. Sunk to a low condition; applied to persons or things. Hence.

2. Worthless, mean, despicable, low in estimation, without hope or regard.

AB'JECT, noun A person in the lowest condition and despicable. Psalms 35:15.