abjection


ab·jec·tion

noun \ab-ˈjek-shən\

Definition of ABJECTION

1
:  a low or downcast state :  degradation
2
:  the act of making abject :  humbling, rejection <I protest … this vile abjection of youth to age — G. B. Shaw>

Examples of ABJECTION

  1. <sees the corporate scandal as yet another sign of the general abjection of our society>

First Known Use of ABJECTION

15th century

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