Abjection - definition, transcription

Amer.  |æbˈdʒekʃən|
Brit.  |æbˈdʒekʃən|

noun

- a low or downcast state (syn: abasement, degradation)

Examples

...sees the corporate scandal as yet another sign of the general abjection of our society...

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