The state of being low or downcast in spirit; misery, degradation, or degradation.
From latin abjectionem, from abicere ("to cast away, reject.")
- His abjection was evident in the way he hung his head and refused to make eye contact.
- She felt a deep sense of abjection after the breakup.
- The abjection in the slum was unbearable.
- The abjection in the refugee camp was indescribable.
- The abjection of poverty was a daily reality for many people in the area.