Definitions for: Abjection

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

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

3. A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement;

That this should be termed baseness, abjection of
mind, or servility, is it credible? --Hooker.

Synonyms: abasement, degradation

See Also: decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degeneration, depth, humiliation

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