Example sentences for: abjectly

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

  • But what good is this if there are so many more women having children?), 500 million illiterates, and 320 million abjectly poor people.

  • You may doubt that natural selection, a process that supposedly maximizes genetic selfishness, could fail so abjectly to do so.

  • ** I don't want to speculate on the psychosexual meaning of "high-butt" versus "low-butt" automobiles, except to note that a) it's pretty darn obvious; b) in keeping with a), men seem to uniformly like the high-rear designs, while those who like the low-rear look tend to be women; c) the low-rear look has abjectly failed in the market--the Altima, the J30, and the disastrous 1996 redesign of the Ford Taurus being the three most obvious flops.

  • Non-celebrities have less claim on Leibovitz, on her time, money, and curiosity, and therefore a reduced impact on us--although it must also be said that Leibovitz makes distinctions between non-celebrities, according an empathy and humanity to inspiring professionals that she can't seem to extend to the abjectly downtrodden.

  • The newspaper abjectly apologized for a "misguided and wrongheaded editorial opinion."

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