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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.
This is, according to Lee, a secret abject subjects already know and a premise from which those subjects work.
Ever since the disaster, its people are living in abject misery.
Scotland make slow headway along the road to redemption by following up their abject 3-0 defeat in Kazakhstan with an uninspiring 2-0 victory over San Marino in yesterday's Euro 2020 qualifier.
The topic of abjection and agency in global East Asian cinema seems especially befitting to our mission statement of globalism from below for a variety of reasons, not least of which is the fact that it draws together marginalized voices of East Asian cinema scholars from around the world--U.S., U.K., Japan, South Korea, China--in a discussion of what is collectively referred to as monolithic, global East Asian cinema, hut what in reality are marginalized non-Hollywood "cinemas" Particularly poignant is the fact that in the spirit of global democraticization, the discussion is about the emergence of the abject and abject agency in global East Asian cinemas, a powerful "East Asian" translation of the "First World" French feminist Julia Kristeva's concept of the abject.
In doing so, both the abject poverty and child labour could be wiped out.
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].
abject. The he pace, p l in e , dity, nally, went nds Every player was abject.
Mumbai: India's massive 266-run Test defeat to England drew widespread condemnation on Friday with former captain Sunil Gavaskar accusing Mahendra Singh Dhoni's team of "abject surrender" in Southampton.
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.