Synonyms for (adjective) abject

Synonyms: abject

Definition: showing humiliation or submissiveness

Usage: an abject apology

Similar words: submissive

Definition: inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination

Usage: submissive servants; a submissive reply; replacing troublemakers with more submissive people


Synonyms: abject, scummy, scurvy, low, low-down, miserable

Definition: of the most contemptible kind

Usage: abject cowardice; a low stunt to pull; a low-down sneak; his miserable treatment of his family; You miserable skunk!; a scummy rabble; a scurvy trick

Similar words: contemptible

Definition: deserving of contempt or scorn


Synonyms: abject

Definition: most unfortunate or miserable

Usage: the most abject slaves joined in the revolt; abject poverty

Similar words: unfortunate

Definition: not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune

Usage: an unfortunate turn of events; an unfortunate decision; unfortunate investments; an unfortunate night for all concerned


Synonyms: abject, unhopeful

Definition: showing utter resignation or hopelessness

Usage: abject surrender

Similar words: hopeless

Definition: without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success

Usage: in an agony of hopeless grief; with a hopeless sigh he sat down