abandonment / əˈbæn dən mənt /


abandonment 的定义

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  1. an act or instance of leaving a person or thing permanently and completely:He struggles to deal with his abandonment by his wife, and now having to care for their infant alone.
  2. an act or instance of permanently setting aside a principle, discontinuing an activity, etc.:I believe in the struggle for radical social change, but it must be accompanied by an abandonment of the notion that the end justifies the means.
  3. an act or instance of giving up control of something, or of yielding to one’s impulses or to an external or spiritual force:No psychiatric diagnosis quite captures Hitler’s boundless will to lead, his self-deception, and his utter abandonment to evil.

abandonment 近义词

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abandonment 的近义词 3
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  1. “We hope that the government does not abandon its investigation of disturbing and egregious allegations of sexual misconduct at the El Paso detention center,” Natarajan said.
  2. Since 2017, five Alaska officials have resigned or abandoned their reelection campaigns following harassment or sexual misconduct allegations.
  3. In 1985, they abandoned their classic recipe in favor of “New Coke,” which tasted more like Pepsi.
  4. Merkel’s crisis management has been accompanied by her government’s historic decision to abandon its balanced-budget policy, suspending constitutional debt limits as part of a massive stimulus push.
  5. It includes a mix of abandoned buildings and gentrified buildings, and has amazing restaurants and outdoor venues, and historical sites to enjoy.
  6. Every adopted person has to deal with the fact of abandonment, and what that has done to them.
  7. The sense of insecurity is heightened by the uncertainty and a feeling of abandonment.
  8. Harry and Peter are bound by the loss of their fathers and their abandonment issues.
  9. From The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You by Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin.
  10. Of course arch-conservatives think social breakdown is caused by the abandonment of traditional gender roles.
  11. But her parents, did you never discover any thing about them—who or what they were—the motive of so strange an abandonment?
  12. In this supreme moment of Felipe's abandonment of all disguises, she saw his whole past life in a new light.
  13. Correct views of a vow, as altogether wrong, should lead to its abandonment, or a total reconstruction of it.
  14. The flash of knives—I saw two men stuck—made as little impression upon him as the awful abandonment of—well, of the females.
  15. And now that evil spirit of abandonment came to Rita—communicated to her, possibly, by her companion.