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of the most contemptible kind

most unfortunate or miserable

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showing utter resignation or hopelessness

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showing humiliation or submissiveness

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They who composed the outer circle of faces were on tiptoe to gaze; and even the culprit for an instant forgot his shame in a deeper emotion, and exposed his abject features, in order to cast an anxious and troubled glance at the dark assemblage of chiefs.
The powers that be even suggested that the disabled do not need as much to live on as the able bodied worker, so were reduced to abject poverty oh wait, that is today's government.
However, the Congress-led-opposition slammed the government for its abject failure on all fronts.
Meet some of the Central Americans who are fleeing violence and abject poverty at home, only to endure shakedowns and abuse on their way to an uncertain future in the United States.
Le president de la Republique, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a adresse un message de condoleances a son homologue tunisien, Beji Caid Essebsi, suite a l'attentat terroriste perpetre, mardi dernier, contre un bus de la garde presidentielle a Tunis, condamnant un [beaucoup moins que] acte terroriste abject [beaucoup plus grand que].
Major Mabayani hailed BSB for taking the initiative of educating the youths against crime and the deadly HIV AIDS as well as contributing positively in the fight against abject poverty.
The second proposal, the use of the concept of the abject as a tool to elucidate the works of Gombrowicz and the Argentine context into which his writing interacts, is amply demonstrated in the four chapters that make up the main body of the book.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) is intensifying its winter relief efforts to improve living conditions of Syrian refugees in Jordan who are abject humanitarian situation.
Dealing with this conflict makes abject the junction of the phobia, obsession and perversion.
How many abject Everton performances have their supporters been subjected to this season?
who, I ask you, would agree to call himself abject, subject of or subject to abjection?
Ahmadinejad in Lebanon are abject and we condemn them," French Foreign
The experienced duo have effectively been banned from representing their country at international level as a result of "infighting", which the PCB believes was partly responsible for the team's abject showing on their recent tour to Australia.
Veronica Dunbar; THE FURNITURE MAKERS: AND OTHER TALES LACKING ABJECT MISERY; Outskirts Press $10.
Summary: England has been beaten by South Africa in their World Twenty20 clash following their abject batting display.