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Abjectedness

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Abje'ctedness. n.s. [from abject.] The state of an abject.

He would love at no less rate than death; and, from the supereminent height of glory, stooped and abased himself to the sufferance of the extremest of indignities, and sunk himself to the bottom of abjectedness, to exalt our condition to the contrary extreme. Boyle's Works.

Sources: Boyle, Robert (84)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Abjectedness." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 12, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=413.


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