Examples of abjection in a Sentence
sees the corporate scandal as yet another sign of the general abjection of our society
Recent Examples of abjection from the Web
Baywatch could have done with more such goofy meta-moments, treating the human body as a site of pleasure and fun rather than abjection and derision.
After 2016’s humiliation and devastation, the left is searching for candidates both nationally and locally who can deliver the country from its current abjection.
Chiron and Paula certainly suffer (and inflict suffering on each other), but they are liberated from the standard indie-film arc of abjection and redemption.
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Origin and Etymology of abjection
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscorruption, corruptness, debasement, debauchery, decadence, decadency, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, demoralization, depravity, dissipatedness, dissipation, dissoluteness, libertinage, libertinism, perversion, pervertedness, rakishness, turpitude
Related Wordsevil, immorality, sinfulness, villainy, wickedness; filth, gangrene, rot, squalor
Near Antonymsgoodness, morality, righteousness, virtue
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