71 examples of Abject in a sentence
Bihar represents the challenge of development:
poverty surrounded by corruption.
And I saw how splendor can illuminate even the most
As the young migrate, these rural villages are left with only elderly, who are really struggling to elevate themselves above
Now, for many years, I thought this was a story of
failure, but today I see it differently, because when I was attempting the world record, I was doing three things.
Raskolnikov lives in
poverty, and at the start of the story has run out of funds to continue his studies.
One billion people live in
I realized that I had been so immersed in the media coverage of Mexicans that they had become one thing in my mind, the
Thomas Susanto's pedestrian cinematography, the laughably lousy dubbing, the excruciatingly overlong 102 minute running time, the sappy theme song, and Gatot Sudarto's cornball score add further
insult to already appalling injury.
rubbish from very bowels of Satan himself (who could probably have written a better script had he put his mind to it).
Need a lesson in pure,
failure?? Look no further than "Wizards of the Lost Kingdom", an abysmal, dirt-poor, disgrace of a flick.
The scenes of urban Manila/Cavite, the
poverty, the sense of seeing life as it really is for the masses in the urban Philippines, made the film a proponent of sorts for the poor and unprivileged, this was powerful.
Dennis Smith's generic shivery'n'shuddery score, the headache-inducing blaring alternative soundtrack, the variable acting from an attractive, but charmless and unlikable cast, and one of those always unwelcome groan-worthy "it ain't over yet!" (non)endings all add further
insult to already appalling injury.
Their family relationships are broken and unhappy; their love lives
failures; what work they do is soul-destroying and banal; sex is violent and dirty.
Caught The Departed last night and I have to say, its one
failure of a remake.
For these failures, the Fund has never offered any apology, certainly not in the
manner of Lagarde’s recent statement.
For example, on the one occasion that he publicly criticized a judge, he apologized the next day and wrote an
letter to the India’s Chief Justice.
The engagement policy pursued by the South Korean government in recent years also contributed to changes in North Koreans’ perceptions of the outside world and of their own
destitution, though an important milestone, is not the same as achieving a decent standard of living and sense of economic security.
failure of Japan’s approach, the rest of the world remains committed to using monetary policy to cure structural ailments.
The artificial fusion of the mainly Arab, Muslim north of Sudan and the African south, where Christianity and traditional animist beliefs are predominant, has been an
There is no longer any excuse for leaving well over a billion people in
And in foreign policy, they cannot ignore the contrast between Europe's
failure to bring peace to Bosnia with America's dramatic success.
As irksome as some of America’s actions have been, particularly over the past eight years, America remains the world’s most critical champion of the progressive values that have lifted hundreds of millions of people out of
poverty and political repression.
We are the first generation in human history with the means to pull every person on the planet out of
Far fewer people now live in
Although these failures are found primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East, the interesting thing about East Asia is that it contains both remarkable success stories and
Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the subcommittee that heard their testimony, evidently seeing eye to eye with Kaufman, was just as tough after a year-long investigation of Washington Mutual, Goldman, and the
failures of bank regulators and credit rating agencies.
Lebanon often struggles to attract funding because of its status as a middle-income country, but this label is misleading, as it does not take into account serious structural weaknesses that pre-date the Syrian crisis or the huge proportion of the resident population composed of refugees from Syria, Palestine, and Iraq living in
These Sunni leaders live in
fear of the geopolitical earthquake that any disintegration of political authority in Baghdad would bring, believing that all-out civil war would invariably follow – a war that would not respect international borders.
poverty, poor sanitation, dangerous workplaces, and child labor existed long before the current wave of globalization.