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Synonyms for abandonment

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  1. abandonmentnoun

    Careless freedom or ease; abandon.


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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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abandonmentnoun

    abandoning, relinquishment, desertion, dereliction

  2. abandonmentnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abandonmentnoun

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

    retention, continuance, maintenance, persistence

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  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    For the North Korean issue, I'd like to underscore the importance of achieving the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization, as well as the abandonment of missile programs of North Korea.

  2. unknown:

    Abandonment trauma will lead you to sabotage your relationships as a way to affirm your fears.

  3. 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.

  4. Ruben Banerjee:

    This is not an act of bravery on our part, we are just objectively reporting. There is a sense of abandonment in the country.

  5. Kim Kye Gwan:

    If the U.S. is trying to drive us into a corner to force our unilateral nuclear abandonment, we will no longer be interested in such dialogue and cannot but reconsider our proceeding to the DPRK-U.S. summit, we have already stated our intention for denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and made clear on several occasions that precondition for denuclearization is to put an end to anti-DPRK hostile policy and nuclear threats and blackmail of the United States.

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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