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abjective

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

abject +‎ -ive. From Middle English abjecten, from the adjective abject.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæbˌd͡ʒɛ.tɪv/, /ˌæbˈd͡ʒɛ.tɪv/

AdjectiveEdit

abjective (comparative more abjective, superlative most abjective)

  1. Tending to make abject.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 4