abjectly adv : in a hopeless resigned manner; "she shrugged her shoulders abjectly" [syn: resignedly]
- with great shame,
desperately, in an
- I abjectly apologise for the damage I have done.
- 1851: Herman Melville, Moby-Dick - So, deprived of one leg, and the strange ship of course being altogether unsupplied with the kindly invention, Ahab now found himself abjectly reduced to a clumsy landsman again;