Examples of abjection in a Sentence
sees the corporate scandal as yet another sign of the general abjection of our society
Origin and Etymology of abjection
Middle English abjectioun “humbleness, abject state, outcasts,” borrowed from Anglo-French or Late Latin; Anglo-French abjeccioun “rejection, outcasts,” borrowed from Late Latin abjectiōn-, abjectiō “casting away, rejection, humbled condition, humbleness,” going back to Latin, “dejection,” from abicere “to throw down” + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of action nouns — more at abject
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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