- Adjective. Sunk to a low condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile; grovelling; despicable; as, ''abject'' posture, fortune, thoughts.
- Adjective. (obsolete) Cast down; rejected; low-lying.
- Noun. (obsolete) A person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a castaway.
- Verb. (transitive) To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.