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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·jec·tion /dɪˈʤɛkʃən, di-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·jec·tion /-ˈʤɛkʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·jec·tion n.
 1. A casting down; depression. [Obs. or Archaic]
 2. The act of humbling or abasing one's self.
    Adoration implies submission and dejection.   --Bp. Pearson.
 3. Lowness of spirits occasioned by grief or misfortune; mental depression; melancholy.
 What besides,
 Of sorrow, and dejection, and despair,
 Our frailty can sustain, thy tidings bring.   --Milton.
 4. A low condition; weakness; inability. [R.]
    A dejection of appetite.   --Arbuthnot.
 5. Physiol. (a) The discharge of excrement. (b) Fæces; excrement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state of melancholy depression
      2: solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels [syn: fecal
         matter, faecal matter, feces, faeces, BM, stool,