Cast down; low- lying. Sunk to a law condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile; groveling; despicable; as, abject posture, fortune, thoughts. To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase. A person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a castaway.
Syn. - Mean; groveling; cringing; mean-spirited; slavish; ignoble; worthless; vile; beggarly; contemptible; degraded.