abjectly abjectly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a hopeless resigned manner

Usage(s):

  1. But Harry Truman was not the abjectly humble man of 1945 who had begged every casual visitor to pray for him.
  2. I am apologizing as abjectly as I can.
  3. I happen to have in the files at Washington from the man who first penned these lies a statement under oath humbly and abjectly withdrawing them.

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Quotes

  1. "This was an abjectly cowardly strike against civilian officials serving humanity's highest ideals under the UN banner - base, indecent and unjustifiable by even the most barbarous political standard," Mr. Ban stated.
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: AllAfrica.com

  2. "I can't do more than apologize, abjectly apologize," Hevesi said during the debate.
    on Oct 26, 2006 By: Alan Hevesi Source: Bizjournals.com

  3. Andrew Lansley, the shadow health secretary, said: "The NHS abjectly failed to listen to what patients and relatives were telling them about what was happening at the hospital."
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Andrew Lansley Source: guardian.co.uk

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