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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 was single for a really long time, then I realized I had abandonment issues. Then I found love online.
Patti Stanger

With 'Smoke Signals,' the character was so much like me growing up. I lost my parents, and I wish I'd had an opportunity to find out where they were. So I was reflecting on how I grew up, that feeling of abandonment. That whole film was a reality that I always held back and kept to myself.
Adam Beach

Religion is a matter of the heart. No physical inconvenience can warrant abandonment of one's own religion.
Mahatma Gandhi

To the totality of purposes of the perfect Law there belong the abandonment, depreciation, and restraint of desires in so far as possible.
Maimonides
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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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