(abject - as in a low or miserable condition, or despicable) The homeless people lived a life of abject poverty. The man's face wore an expression of abject horror. A…fter his girlfriend left him, he was in an abject mood for weeks. (hopeless, despondent) (MORE)
Brought low in condition or status. .
Being of the most contemptible kind: abject cowardice. .
Being of the most miserable kind; wretched: abject poverty. … .
Intense, overpowering fear. .
One that instills intense fear: a rabid dog that became the terror of the neighborhood. .
The ability to instill intense fear: the terror of jackboots pounding down the street. .
Violence committed or threatened by a group to intimidate or coerce a population, as for military or political purposes. .
Informal. An annoying or intolerable pest: that little terror of a child. (MORE)
Adjectives that Start with the Letter J .
Jovial - joyful and playful. Someone who is jovial is generally happy and has a great sense of humor. .
Jaunty - fashionable; st…ylish. You don't have to always buy expensive designer labels to be jaunty. .
Jocund - cheerful; high spirits. If you have a jocund personality, you usually have a lot of friends and love socializing. .
Jazzy - lively and bright (can also mean flashy). Wearing a jazzy outfit is one way to get people's attention. .
Jingoistic - overly nationalistic or patriotic. Some people think that wearing an American flag pin is jingoistic. .
Judicious - showing good judgment; wise. If you are considered judicious, people usually come to you for advice. .
Jocose - humorous; joking. Jocose people are generally the life of the party and have people laughing at their jokes. .
Jaded - tired or dulled by experience or overindulgence. Some people get jaded the older they get. .
Jittery - very nervous. Speaking in front of people can make you feel jittery. Another adjective that is a synonym to jitter and begins with a /j// is "jumpy." .
Jinxed - having bad luck or misfortune. When a lot of bad things happen to you at the same time, you can feel like you are jinxed. (MORE)
The words that describe adjectives are adverbs; for example: .
a very funny man .
beautifully designed jewelery .
extremely sour apples .
too sweet coffee .
a bar…ely sincere apology .
a cleverly disguised ruse (MORE)