Abjection

Definition of Abjection

Ab`jec´tion   Pronunciation: ăb`jĕk´shŭn
n.1.The act of bringing down or humbling.
2.The state of being rejected or cast out.
An abjection 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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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
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