Synonyms for abandonment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-ban-duhn
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbæn dən

Top 10 synonyms for abandonment Other synonyms for the word abandonment

Définition of abandonment

Origin :
  • 1610s, from French abandonnement, from abandonner (see abandon (v.)).
  • noun forsaking
  • noun abdication
  • noun abandon
Example sentences :
  • Abandonment and abuse are not acts of God, they are failures of love.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Her act of abandonment was really an arrangement for settling her son permanently in life.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • This abandonment of the second topic threw him on the third.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • But it never woke him to remorse, or to abandonment of his design.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • And how desolate was its abandonment, what a stream of silence and solitude it was!
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • He ran from the room, and Jan felt that this was only an added pang of abandonment.
  • Extract from : « Jan and Her Job » by L. Allen Harker
  • This included the abandonment of Belgrade on November 29, 1914.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) » by Various
  • It is the vice of our public speaking that it has not abandonment.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • He must take his place by her side, and if that included the abandonment of his ideals, so be it!
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • I shrugged my shoulders in my abandonment of hope, and I turned towards the window.
  • Extract from : « Bardelys the Magnificent » by Rafael Sabatini
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