Example sentences for: abject

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

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

  • Fifteen hundred abject failures would mean an error rate of .00075 percent.

  • His childhood on his family's sylvan 3,500 acre estate in Pocantico Hills, N.Y., was one of almost unimaginable privilege, yet from the beginning he felt compelled to flatter, cajole, and even engage in abject self-criticism if that's what it took to get his way, particularly with his puritanical and disapproving father.

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


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