Antonyms of adj abject

4 senses of abject

Sense 1
abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy -- (of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick")

INDIRECT (VIA contemptible) -> estimable -- (deserving of respect or high regard)

Sense 2
abject -- (most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt"; "abject poverty")

INDIRECT (VIA unfortunate) -> fortunate -- (having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice")

Sense 3
abject, unhopeful -- (showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender")

INDIRECT (VIA hopeless) -> hopeful -- (having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem")

Sense 4
abject -- (showing humiliation or submissiveness; "an abject apology")

INDIRECT (VIA submissive) -> domineering -- (tending to domineer)

Similarity of adj abject

4 senses of abject

Sense 1
abject, low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy -- (of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick")
       => contemptible (vs. estimable) -- (deserving of contempt or scorn)

Sense 2
abject -- (most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt"; "abject poverty")
       => unfortunate (vs. fortunate) -- (not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned")

Sense 3
abject, unhopeful -- (showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender")
       => hopeless (vs. hopeful) -- (without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down")

Sense 4
abject -- (showing humiliation or submissiveness; "an abject apology")
       => submissive (vs. domineering) -- (inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people")

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