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abjective

[ ab-jek-tiv ]
/ æbˈdʒɛk tɪv /
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adjective
tending to degrade, humiliate, or demoralize: the abjective influences of his early life.
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Origin of abjective

First recorded in 1865–70; abject + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM abjective

un·ab·jec·tive, adjective

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