abjectness


abjectness
abjectness
n.
abyección s.f.
bajeza s.f.
envilecimiento s.m.
['æbdʒektnɪs]
N
1) (=wretchedness) [of conditions] lo miserable; [of position] lo indigno

the abjectness of the conditions in which they live — lo miserable de las condiciones en que viven

we were shocked at the abjectness of their performance — nos dejo horrorizados lo mal que lo hicieron

2) (=grovelling quality)

the abjectness of his apology — el tono sumiso y arrepentido de su disculpa


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • Abjectness — Ab ject*ness ([a^]b j[e^]kt*n[e^]s), n. The state of being {abject}; abasement; meanness; servility. Grew. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abjectness — I noun abominableness, baseness, degradation, despicableness, contemptibleness, meanness, obsequiousness, odiousness, pettiness, shabbiness, shoddiness, smallness, sordidness, submissiveness, vileness, worthlessness, wretchedness II index bad… …   Law dictionary

  • abjectness — abject ► ADJECTIVE 1) extremely unpleasant and degrading: abject poverty. 2) completely without pride or dignity: an abject apology. DERIVATIVES abjection noun abjectly adverb abjectness noun. ORIGIN Latin abjectus rejected , from jacere to throw …   English terms dictionary

  • abjectness — noun see abject …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abjectness — See abjectly. * * * …   Universalium

  • abjectness — noun The state of being abject; abasement; meanness; servility …   Wiktionary

  • abjectness — æb dÊ’ektnɪs n. humiliation, wretchedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abjectness — n. Meanness, servility, vileness, baseness, abasement, abjection, contemptibleness. See abject …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • abjectness — n 1. humbleness, poorness, beggarliness, paltriness, patheticalness, pitifulness, pitiableness; shabbiness, shoddiness, dirtiness, scrubbiness, scruffiness, scurviness; miserableness, squalidness, starkness, hopelessness, oppressiveness;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • abjectness — ab·ject·ness …   English syllables

  • abjectness — noun see abject I …   Useful english dictionary


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