Example sentences for: abject

How can you use “abject” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In fact, a full-page newspaper ad detailing NBC's abject surrender to the hijacking of all its news shows touts two different interviews with the former general.

  • While the Hollywood suits block feelings of guilt with reiterations of their commitment to shareholders, the Writers Guild talk revealed a creative community roiled by emotions ranging from angry defiance to extreme remorse to abject terror.

  • The abject acknowledgments pages tell the tale: "To my wife, who endured my obsession with grace ..."

  • These aspects of language are social, philosophical, artistic, largely ignored by linguists, sometimes out of devotion to what is perceived as the scientific method, sometimes out of sheer philistinism and the inability to exercise taste, sometimes out of abject ignorance.

  • The episode itself sounds iffy--Fish launches a wrongful-termination suit on behalf of a major client who's been fired for claiming to have seen a unicorn--but there's a kind of perverse thrill in seeing what abject humiliation will befall the show's emaciated heroine each week.


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