Definition of abjection in English:

abjection

noun

  • See abject

    • ‘In a stunning affirmation of the artistic impulse, they made beauty out of abjection, and that, at least, is a triumph.’
    • ‘Immediately we turn to expressions of hope and faith, of God's history of faithfulness, before turning to words of abjection and humility.’
    • ‘His intensely physical lead performance careens from raving belligerence to groveling abjection.’
    • ‘He can't bear the fact that ‘the deception and abjection that filled his own soul was what he saw also in others, always.’’
    • ‘The struggle between abundance and abjection is an age-old story that has left physical and psychic scars on the watery landscape of the Delta.’

Pronunciation:

abjection

/abˈdʒɛkʃ(ə)n/