Sentence for abject | Use abject in a sentence

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  • Ah that abject! (10)
  • I have never seen so abject a creature. (10)
  • It was too abject a position for an Englishman to endure. (10)
  • I might be flattered if I saw not so abject a figure in my service. (10)
  • Poor Berry surveyed her in abject wonder from the edge of her chair. (10)
  • Yet knew he not in what, but he was abject by reason of the thwacks. (10)
  • The incidents were in harmony with the abject physical tone of the company. (9)
  • He scatters his gifts to the abject; tossing to us rebels bare dog-biscuit. (10)
  • Then it was pitiful to hear the shout of abject supplication from Pericles. (10)
  • Sir Willoughby waved his hand to the abject figure of a man standing to intercept him. (10)
  • Had the spirit of Washington appeared in his path, Arnold could not have been more abject. (18)
  • His indignation was shot with abject impulses to go back and tell Fulkerson that it was all right, and that he gave up. (9)
  • It was clear: Beauchamp had meant nothing beyond friendly civility: it was only her abject greediness pecking at crumbs. (10)
  • At this point the commission, an abject creature of the railroads, arbitrarily excluded the daring attorney from the case. (16)
  • But Roberval wrought nothing, and famine at length reduced the survivors to a state of abject dependence upon the natives. (19)
  • Ripton, with his sunken chin and snoring nose under the light of the lamp, stood for human nature, honest, however abject. (10)
  • It is a bad guide, a false guardian; its abject claim to be our national and popular interpreter-even that is hollow and a mockery! (10)
  • With screams for the lamp, and cries that he was suffering slow murder, he underwent a paroxysm in the effort to conceal his abject horror. (10)
  • Hence his wretchedness, and but for the hearty sincerity of his faith in the Self he loved likewise and more, he would have been hangdog abject. (10)

Also see sentences for: base, contemptible, debased, degraded, despicable, ignoble, low.

Definition of abject:

  • abject, ab-jekt’, v.t. (_obs._) to throw or cast down or away. (0) | abject, ab’jekt, adj. cast away: mean: worthless: cowering: base. | n. an outcast. | ns. abjec’tion, ab’jectness, a mean or low state: baseness: degradation. | adv. ab’jectly. (0)

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