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Synonyms for abandonment

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  1. abandonmentnoun

    Careless freedom or ease; abandon.


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  1. abandonment

    betrayal, capitulation, desertion, flight, surrender

    apology, bulwark, defense, fortress, guard, justification, protection, rampart, resistance, safeguard, shelter, shield, vindication

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  1. abandonment, forsaking, desertionnoun

    the act of giving something up

    defection, forsaking, giving up, desertion

  2. desertion, abandonment, defectionnoun

    withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility

    "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless"

    renunciation, defection, forsaking, apostasy, desertion

  3. abandonmentnoun

    the voluntary surrender of property (or a right to property) without attempting to reclaim it or give it away

    defection, forsaking, desertion

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  1. abandonmentnoun

    abandoning, relinquishment, desertion, dereliction

  2. abandonmentnoun

    renunciation, surrender, cession, resignation, abnegation, abjuration, rejection, ABDICATION

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  1. abandonmentnoun

    desertion, relinquishment, dereliction, reprobation, surrender, evacuation, rejection, abdication

    retention, continuance, maintenance, persistence

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  1. Aldous Huxley:

    The condition of being forgiven is self-abandonment. The proud man prefers self-reproach, however painful --because the reproached self isn't abandoned; it remains intact.

  2. Elizabeth Ochoa:

    Every person has different levels of comfort with closeness and distance to each other, if both people are comfortable with living apart, it can work well—but if there is a mismatch, based on fears about abandonment, trust, or fidelity, then living apart will strain the relationship.

  3. Scott C. Holstad:

    she dreams dreams wrapped in unknown skins. sweat scented covers are tossed aside in her urgency. she dreams recklessly of reckless abandonment in a dark, dank world.

  4. Keith Ablow:

    Very often, these are people who have suffered abandonment at critical points in their lives earlier, sometimes during childhood.

  5. German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel:

    Tsipras and his government are leading the Greek people on a path of bitter abandonment and hopelessness.

Translations for abandonment

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  • هجر, هجرانArabic
  • напускане, изоставянеBulgarian
  • Aufgabe, Preisgabe, ÜberlassenGerman
  • απάρνησηGreek
  • natureco, dezertecoEsperanto
  • abandonoSpanish
  • luopuminen, palauttaminen, holtittomuus, luovutus, luovuttaminen, lakkauttaminen, palautus, hylkääminenFinnish
  • tréigeanIrish
  • abandono, abnegation, abandonamentoInterlingua
  • rinuncia, abbandono, abnegazioneItalian
  • 放棄Japanese
  • 포기Korean
  • oppgivelseNorwegian
  • opgave, abandonnement, nonchalence, uitbundigheid, overlating, verwaarlozing, overgave, verlating, ongedwongenheid, in de steek laten, veronachtzaming, achterlating, afstand, vrachtweigeringDutch
  • oppgjevingNorwegian Nynorsk
  • dereliksjonNorwegian
  • abandonoPortuguese
  • renunțare, abandonare, abandonRomanian
  • отка́з, покида́ние, абандо́н, оставле́ниеRussian
  • pagpapabayâTagalog
  • залишення, відмова, абандонUkrainian

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