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Definition of Abjection

Abjection

  1. The act of bringing down or humbling.
  2. The state of being rejected or cast out.
  3. A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.

Abject Quotations

Poverty is the absence of all human rights. The frustrations, hostility and anger generated by abject poverty cannot sustain peace in any society.
Muhammad Yunus

Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
Baruch Spinoza

When you see in places like Africa and parts of Asia abject poverty, hungry children and malnutrition around you, and you look at yourself as being people who have well being and comforts, I think it takes a very insensitive, tough person not to feel they need to do something.
Ratan Tata

With everything that is complex, we learn. If you don't learn, then it's an utter and abject failure. If you do learn, and you're able to apply that to the next situation, then you take away a measure of success.
Benjamin Carson

We grew up in abject poverty. Acting, writing scripts and skits were a way of escaping our environment at a very young age.
Viola Davis
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Abjection Translations

abjection in Dutch is verachtelijkheid
abjection in German is Verwerflichkeit
abjection in Swedish is uselhet
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