What is the difference between rejection and abjection?

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As nouns the difference between rejection and abjection

is that rejection is the act of rejecting while abjection is a low or downcast condition; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation {{defdate|first attested from around (1350 to 1470)}}.

rejection

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of rejecting.
  • The state of being rejected.
  • (sports) a blocked shot
  • Derived terms

    * rejection letter

    abjection

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A low or downcast condition; meanness of spirit; abasement; degradation.
  • "An abjection from the beatific regions where God, and his angels and saints, dwell forever. "
  • (obsolete, chiefly, figuratively) Something cast off; garbage.
  • (obsolete) The act of bringing down or humbling; casting down.
  • "The abjection of the king and his realm. "
  • (obsolete) The act of casting off; rejection.
  • (biology, mycology) The act of dispersing or casting off spores.
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