What does abjection mean?

Definitions for abjectionæbˈdʒɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abasement, degradation, abjection(noun)

    a low or downcast state

    "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"- H.L.Menchken


  1. abjection(Noun)

    The act of bringing down or humbling; casting off; casting out.

    "The abjection of the king and his realm."

  2. abjection(Noun)

    The state of being rejected or downcast. degradation; humiliation.

    "An abjection from the beatific regions where God, and his angels and saints, dwell forever."

  3. abjection(Noun)

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

  4. abjection(Noun)

    The act of dispersing or casting off spores.

  5. Origin: * From abjeccioun, from either abjection or abjection-, , from abjectus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abjection(noun)

    the act of bringing down or humbling

  2. Abjection(noun)

    the state of being rejected or cast out

  3. Abjection(noun)

    a low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation

  4. Origin: [F. abjection, L. abjectio.]


  1. Abjection

    The term abjection literally means "the state of being cast off". In usage it has connotations of degradation, baseness and meanness of spirit; but has been explored in post-structuralism as that which inherently disturbs conventional identity and cultural concepts.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abjection in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abjection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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Translations for abjection

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  • отхвърляне, низвергване, жалкост, отхвърленостBulgarian
  • abjectionInterlingua

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