Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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

The loneliness you get by the sea is personal and alive. It doesn't subdue you and make you feel abject. It's stimulating loneliness.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

The world at large is less inequitable today than at any time in history. Number of people in abject poverty, as a percentage, is at all-time low.
Bill Gates

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

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
More "Abject" Quotations

Abjection Translations

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

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.