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Abjection

Abjection Meaning & Definition
Abjection Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abjection?

[n] a low or downcast state; "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"- H.L.Menchken

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abjection: abasement | degradation

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abjection: abandon | abandonment | corruptedness | corruption | corruptness | debasement | decadence | decadency | degeneracy | degenerateness | degeneration | degradation | demoralization | depravation | depravedness | depravity | dissoluteness | moral pollution | moral turpitude | profligacy | reprobacy | rottenness | turpitude

See Also | decadence | decadency | degeneracy | degeneration | depth | humiliation

Abjection In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*jec"tion\, n. [F. abjection, L. abjectio.] 1. The act of bringing down or humbling. ``The abjection of the king and his realm.'' --Joe. 2. The state of being rejected or cast out. [R.] An adjection from the beatific regions where God, and his angels and saints, dwell forever. --Jer. Taylor. 3. A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation. That this should be termed baseness, abjection of mind, or servility, is it credible? --Hooker.

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