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1. abandonment

noun. ['əˈbændənmənt'] the act of giving something up.

Synonyms

  • tergiversation
  • apostasy
  • exposure
  • desertion
  • bolt
  • rejection

Antonyms

  • cheerfulness
  • willing
  • permissiveness
  • unpermissiveness

Etymology

  • abandonnement (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Abandonment

  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word abandonment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your spouse must stay gone for a while before you can file for divorce on the ground of abandonment.

2. Adjective
The state's legislative code includes several, however, and one of them is abandonment.

Quotes containing the word abandonment


1. The recognition of the art that informs all pure science need not mean the abandonment for it of all present art, rather it will mean the completion of the transformation of art that has already begun.
- John Desmond Bernal

2. I was single for a really long time, then I realized I had abandonment issues. Then I found love online.
- Patti Stanger

2. abandonment

noun. ['əˈbændənmənt'] withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility.

Synonyms

  • withdrawal
  • deviationism
  • defection
  • abscondment
  • desertion
  • unauthorized absence
  • absence without leave

Antonyms

  • invulnerability
  • safety
  • arrive
  • unbolt

Etymology

  • abandonnement (French)

3. abandonment

noun. ['əˈbændənmənt'] the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away.

Synonyms

  • throwing away
  • disposition
  • discard

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • powerlessness
  • unwillingness
  • sociability

Etymology

  • abandonnement (French)
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