Pronunciation of Abandonment
/ɐbˈandənmənt/, /ɐbˈandənmənt/, /ɐ_b_ˈa_n_d_ə_n_m_ə_n_t/
Synonyms for abandonment:
Sense 2 (noun)
waiver, Demission, quitclaim.
disheartenment, anguish, spiritlessness, despondency, discouragement, desperation, despair, dispiritedness, forlornness, melancholy, heartlessness, misery, cheerlessness, pessimism, depression, dejection, gloominess, hopelessness, glumness, moroseness, downheartedness.
Usage examples for abandonment:
- A more perfect friend I never knew, nor one more capable of complete abandonment to a person for whom he had any real regard, and I can only hope that it may be my good fortune to find the materials which will enable me to represent him autobiographically in a somewhat different light to that in which he appears now. - "The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford", Mark Rutherford.
- However, this change in title does not imply any abandonment of our phenomenological approach. - "Humanistic-Nursing", Paterson, Josephine G..