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abject Definitions

adj

rejected; cast aside.

noun

a person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a castaway; outcast.

verb

to cast down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.

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  • you know, that’s kind of like the question, “what would you change in the world?”  my answer to that is “poverty.”  without abject poverty in the world, so many other problems could be solved.  as to ms, i think i could “do” so much more for my ms if i could resolve my issues with fatigue. everydayhealth.com

  • since 2012, thousands of unaccompanied minors seeking refuge from abject poverty and increasing violence in el salvador, guatemala, honduras, and mexico have flooded the u.s.-mexican border. the surge in 2014 of young migrants has created a humanitarian crisis and sparked debate about how the u.s. should handle the situation. this conversation continues today as the numbers are again on the rise. factmonster.com

  • since 2012, thousands of unaccompanied minors seeking refuge from abject poverty and increasing violence in el salvador, guatemala, honduras, and mexico have flooded the u.s.-mexican border. the surge in 2014 of young migrants has created a humanitarian crisis and sparked debate about how the u.s. should handle the situation. this conversation continues today as the numbers are again on the rise. infoplease.com

  • currently it has been ‘only’ 5 months of what i can only describe as abject hell. physiotherapy is useless, gabapentin similar. nothing works for my sciatica and it appears none of the ‘experts’ have a clue what might work - might as well do voodoo which is what i think an ex of mine is doing on my leg anyway. despite telling them that the pain is from my foot they have persisted with ‘it’s all coming from your back’ and appear displeased when i tell them i don’t have back pain. my life is ruined. might as well use leeches. medicinenet.com

  • the patient self-determination act of 1990 was enacted, as thaddeus pope writes in a piece in health matrix, "specifically because so few individuals complete advance directives and because the living will plus its close relative the durable power of attorney were considered abject failures with respect to patient autonomy." (pope t "the maladaptation of miranda to advance directives: a critique of the implementation of psda," health matrix 1999; 9: 139-202.) medpagetoday.com

  • a few days later, i got a call to come up for a second interview the next week. i was annoyed because as much as i wanted the job (this practice was really cool), i was starting to feel the crunch (read: abject panic) regarding my upcoming national boards exam and was reluctant to take time away from it. i went up anyway because, after all, i did really want that job. merckmanuals.com