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


The act of bringing down or humbling.

"The abjection of the king and his realm."



The state of being rejected or cast out.


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


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.


© Webster 1913.

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