[ ab-jek-shuhn ]
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  1. the condition of being servile, wretched, or contemptible.

  2. the act of humiliating.

  1. Mycology. the release of spores by a fungus.

Origin of abjection

1375–1425; late Middle English abjectioun (<Middle French ) <Latin abjectiōn-, stem of abjectiō casting away, equivalent to abject(us) (see abject) + -iōn--ion; or ab- + (e)jection

Words Nearby abjection

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How to use abjection in a sentence

  • Here the patience, the beauty, the abjection before the Devilish-Divine; there the defiance, the cult of the proud self.

    Appearances | Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson