Usage Examples for ABJECT

  1. In the village, although everything has the appearance of the most abject poverty, all is bright and clean. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846" by James Richardson
  2. The darkness helped him and his need of comfort was abject. - "Susanna and Sue" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  3. They were deep in misery and accustomed to a poverty so abject that they no longer were capable of even envying the rich. - "H. R." by Edwin Lefevre
  4. The trouble exists in making the man merchandise, reducing him to an abject being, without the protection of common law. - "Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter" by F. Colburn Adams
  5. If John Dawes's bodily attitude was abject, it was only through force of circumstances. - "The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley" by Bertram Mitford