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abject
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
extreme (in a negative sense such as misery, hopelessness, submissiveness, cruelty, or cowardice)
  • BLOOM: (Pawing the heather abjectly) O, I have been a perfect pig.
    Episode 15 — Circe (71% in)
  • ...magnifying glass: 2 erotic photocards showing a) buccal coition between nude senorita (rere presentation, superior position) and nude torero (fore presentation, inferior position) b) anal violation by male religious (fully clothed, eyes abject) of female religious (partly clothed, eyes direct), purchased by post from Box 32, P. O., Charing Cross, London, W. C.: a press cutting of recipe for renovation of old tan boots: a Id adhesive stamp, lavender, of the reign of Queen Victoria:...
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (78% in)

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