[n] a low or downcast state; "each confession brought her into an attitude of abasement"- H.L.Menchken
\Ab*jec"tion\, n. [F. abjection, L. abjectio.]
1. The act of bringing down or humbling. ``The abjection of the king and his realm.'' --Joe.
2. The state of being rejected or cast out. [R.] An adjection from the beatific regions where God, and his angels and saints, dwell forever. --Jer. Taylor.
3. A low or downcast state; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation. That this should be termed baseness, abjection of mind, or servility, is it credible? --Hooker.