adjective. ['rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃt, riːˈlɪŋkwɪʃt'] that has been withdrawn or retreated from.
Words that Rhyme with Relinquished
Example sentences of the word relinquished
1. Verb, past participle
Eggs have relinquished their place on the list of foods to avoid.
2. Verb, past tense
Japan relinquished** control in 1922, but occupied the province again in 1937.
Quotes containing the word relinquished
1. Let go,"he advised me, and I loosened my grip on his hands. "No, not of me,"he said, smiling. "You can hold on to me as long as you want. Let go of the pain, Sookie. Let go. You need to drift away."It was the first time I had relinquished my will to someone else. As I looked at him, it became easy, and I retreated from the suffering and uncertainty of this strange place.
- Charlaine Harris, Club Dead