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Definition of Abandonment

Abandonment

  1. The act of abandoning, or the state of being abandoned; total desertion; relinquishment.
  2. The relinquishment by the insured to the underwriters of what may remain of the property insured after a loss or damage by a peril insured against.
  3. The relinquishment of a right, claim, or privilege, as to mill site, etc.
  4. The voluntary leaving of a person to whom one is bound by a special relation, as a wife, husband, or child; desertion.
  5. Careless freedom or ease; abandon.

Abandonment Quotations

They say that abandonment is a wound that never heals. I say only that an abandoned child never forgets.
Mario Balotelli

I want to live with that sense with the music I make, with the art I make, with the way I love my kids, with the way I am a father and a husband and a friend and a follower of Christ, I want to live with reckless abandonment to the truth of the Gospel.
Steven Curtis Chapman

I'd like to see much more understanding of emotional issues around hurt, abandonment, disappointment, longing, failure and shame, where they stem from and how they drive people and policies brought into public discourse.
Susie Orbach

You can't put abandonment and alienation under arrest.
Carrie P. Meek

I always think of the word 'abandonment' when I think of the character.
Tilda Swinton
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Abandonment Translations

abandonment in Dutch is concessie, cessie, afstand, toegeving
abandonment in German is Aufgabe, Aufgabe {f}, Verlassenheit, Nichtannahme
abandonment in Italian is quesito
abandonment in Portuguese is abandono
abandonment in Swedish is uppgivenhet
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