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abject / deplorable
 
abject   [ˈæbdȝekt]   -adjective
1. (=wretched)   [condition]   deplorable   [state]   lamentable
·England'noun abject performance in the World Cup
·la pésima actuaciónoun de Inglaterra en el Mundial
2. (=grovelling)   sumiso
·an abject slave to fashion
·un esclavo sumiso de la moda
·he sounded abject
·su tono era sumiso y arrepentido
·we received an abject apology from the travel company
·recibimos una carta de la agencia de viajes deshaciéndose en disculpas
3. (as intensifier)
[misery, failure]   absoluto   [stupidity]   supino   [cowardice]   abyecto,   vil literary   [surrender]   indigno
·to live in abject poverty
·vivir en la miseria masculineánoun absoluta
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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