Example sentences for: abject

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

  • As a partial list of failures, allow me to submit the notorious forced smoking experiments, which allowed cigarettes to be promoted widely for decades; the abject failure of a quarter-century of primate research on AIDS to provide any useful insights; the false leads and dangerous vaccines produced during polio research (verified by Albert Sabin, himself); the failure of primate studies to improve risks for birth defects and premature births; and the failure of monkey studies to identify nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug cardiovascular risk [1].

  • He felt himself simultaneously to be the epicenter of the universe--"I am the left foot of God on earth"--and an abject, persecuted petitioner.

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

  • 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.


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