Example sentences for: abject

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

  • Moreover, I, for one, should like to know the source that pins down to California the expression so low he could sit on a cigarette paper and hand his feet over the edge: given no gloss, does this refer to low depressed, low degraded, or low abject?

  • Recall that VaxGen's AIDS vaccine (AIDSVAX) showed great success in primate studies, but was an abject failure in two human clinical trials, including a trial of over 2,500 injection drug users in Thailand [3] and a multinational trial of over 5,000 high-risk individuals [4].

  • 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.

  • As noted previously, the Shopping Avenger is but one superhero, and he issues abject apologies to all those who did not receive personal responses.

  • The statement is too self-absolving, deflecting blame away from Catholics: It should have expressed abject contrition.


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