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It also draws teens to brooding music, and never more so than in the ’90s, when alt-rock invaded the Top 40 and suddenly you could hear Kurt Cobain or PJ Harvey screaming about abjection on the radio.

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There is no more abjection in the colonial status than in any other.

Abjection is not the result of the faithful discharge of duty, however trying the circumstances may be.

But even as she measures and exults in the abjection of herself, a voice whispers in her soul that this is not the way.

Why, without her it would fall into a state of indolence and degradation, even of utter abjection.

Here the patience, the beauty, the abjection before the Devilish-Divine; there the defiance, the cult of the proud self.

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On this page you'll find 564 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abjection, such as: abasement, blahs, bleakness, bummer, cheerlessness, and dejection.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.