Abjectedness (n.) A very abject or low condition; abjectness.
Abduction (n.) A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable. Abductor (n.) A muscle which serves to draw a part out, or form the median Abearance (n.) Behavior. Abecedarian (n.) One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro. of Abelonian Abelonian (n.) One of a sect in Africa (4th century), mentioned by St.Abaca (n.) The Manila-hemp plant (Musa textilis); also, its fiber. Abacist (n.) One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator. Abaculus (n.) A small tile of glass, marble, or other substance, of various colors, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic pavements.Abacus (n.) A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc. Abalienation (n.) The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.Abandonment (n.) The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc. Abarticulation (n.) Articulation, usually that kind of articulation which admits of free motion in the joint; diarthrosis.Abandonment (n.) The voluntary leaving of a person to whom one is bound by a special relation, as a wife, husband, or child; desertion. Abanga (n.) A West Indian palm; also the fruit of this palm, the seeds of which are used as a remedy for diseases of the chest. Abasement (n.) The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low; the state of being abased or humbled; humiliation. Abashment (n.) The state of being abashed; confusion from shame. of Abassis Abassis (n.) A silver coin of Persia, worth about twenty cents. Abatement (n.) The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof.Planetary aberration is that due to the motion of light and the motion of the plan Aberration (n.) The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; called spherical aberration, when due to the spherical form of the lens or mirror, such form giving different foci for central and marginal rays; and chromatic aberration, when due to different refrangibilities of the colored rays of the spectrum, those of each color having a distinct focus. of Abettor Abettor (n.) One who abets; an instigator of an offense or an offender. Abeyance (n.) Expectancy; condition of being undetermined. Abhorrence (n.) Extreme hatred or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike. Abietene (n.) A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine (Pinus sabiniana) of California. of Abietine Abietine (n.) A resinous obtained from Strasburg turpentine or Canada balsam. Abiogenesis (n.) The supposed origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation; -- called also abiogeny, and opposed to biogenesis.