abjection

[ ab-jek-shuh n ]
/ æbˈdʒɛk ʃən /

noun

the condition of being servile, wretched, or contemptible.
the act of humiliating.
Mycology. the release of spores by a fungus.

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“Everyday" is an adjective that describes things that happen habitually or items that are normal items or events.

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
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