- r in a hopeless resigned manner
she shrugged her shoulders abjectly
- To Nasser's further embarrassment, last week a Nasserite coup was staged in Iraq and failed abjectly (see below).
- That brouhaha was the most abjectly embarrassing (even from the point of view of an observer) display of Republican lack of dignity of self.
- But Harry Truman was not the abjectly humble man of 1945 who had begged every casual visitor to pray for him.
- Ban Ki-moon in AllAfrica.com
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.
- Alan Hevesi in Bizjournals.com
I can't do more than apologize, abjectly apologize,Hevesi said during the debate.
- Andrew Lansley in guardian.co.uk
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."