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1. abortion

noun. ['əˈbɔrʃən'] termination of pregnancy.

Synonyms

  • conclusion
  • ending
  • spontaneous abortion
  • miscarriage
  • termination
  • stillbirth

Antonyms

  • activation
  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization

Etymology

  • abortio (Latin)
  • aborior (Latin)

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Rhymes with Abortion

  • proportion
  • extortion
  • distortion
  • contortion
  • apportion
  • torsion
  • portion
  • forshan

How do you pronounce abortion?

Pronounce abortion as əˈbɔrʃən.

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Sentences with abortion


1. Noun, singular or mass
These diseases cause abortion at about the halfway point of the pregnancy.

Quotes about abortion


1. I feel about Photoshop the way some people feel about abortion. It is appalling and a tragic reflection on the moral decay of our society…unless I need it, in which case, everybody be cool.
- Tina Fey

2. abortion-inducing_drug

noun. a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion.

Synonyms

  • abortifacient
  • mifepristone
  • RU 486
  • abortion pill
  • aborticide

Antonyms

  • brand-name drug
  • synergist
  • antagonist
  • abstain

3. abortion

noun. ['əˈbɔrʃən'] failure of a plan.

Synonyms

  • miscarriage

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • beginning

Etymology

  • abortio (Latin)
  • aborior (Latin)
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