What is the difference between proudly and abjectly?

proudly | abjectly | Antonyms |

Proudly is an antonym of abjectly.


As adverbs the difference between proudly and abjectly

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proudly

English

Alternative forms

* prowdly?(obsolete)

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a proud manner.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 10 , author=Jeremy Wilson , title= England Under 21 5 Iceland Under 21 0: match report , work=Telegraph citation , page= , passage=With such focus from within the footballing community this week on Remembrance Sunday, there was something appropriate about Colchester being the venue for last night’s game. Troops from the garrison town formed a guard of honour for both sets of players, who emerged for the national anthem with poppies proudly stitched into their tracksuit jackets. }}

    abjectly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • With great shame, desperately; in an abject fashion.
  • I abjectly apologise for the damage I have done.
  • * 1851 , , 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;

    Antonyms

    * (somewhat) proudly

    References