The dictionary definitions for abject are as follows:
1. Brought low in condition or status. (adjective)
2. Being of the most contemptible kind. (adjective)
3. Being of the most miserable kind; wretched. (adjective)

Masters Tip to remember Abject:
It’s pretty simple to remember this word: just keep in mind the misery that poverty brings.

It is not a pretty scene to remember but we are only doing so to learn the word. And the image of the word reminds of the same connection: the miserable and abject conditions that poverty has brought in Africa.

Usage of the word Abject:
1. An ugly totem for the abject failure of our criminal justice system. –
2. The minister was told by the press that most of the children at the orphanage were living in abject poverty.

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