Ab*jec"tion (#), n. [F. abjection, L. abjectio.]

1.

The act of bringing down or humbling.

"The abjection of the king and his realm."

Joe.

2.

The state of being rejected or cast out.

[R.]

An adjection from the beatific regions where God, and his angels and saints, dwell forever. Jer. Taylor.

3.

A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.

That this should be termed baseness, abjection of mind, or servility, is it credible? Hooker.

 

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