Pronunciation of Abandonment
/ɐbˈandənmənt/, /ɐbˈandənmənt/, /ɐ_b_ˈa_n_d_ə_n_m_ə_n_t/
Antonyms for abandonment:
embarrassment, heedfulness, willpower, self-control, reserve, discretion, carefulness, repossession, reclamation, self-restraint, restraint, beginning, inhibition, Recoupment, retention, reticence, discipline, self-command, self-discipline, constraint, engagement, uneasiness, suppression, retrieval, self-consciousness, repression, commencement, initiation, discreetness, continuation, self-mastery, self-denial, undertaking.
Usage examples for abandonment:
- It meant, no doubt, the abandonment of more brilliant things; Darrell was content to abandon them. - "The Marriage of William Ashe", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- Whether it was innocence or utter abandonment nobody could tell, and the spectators held their breath for the answer. - "The Perpetual Curate", Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant.
- The tale they had to tell was one of a wild dash for liberty, treachery by confederates, and abandonment to the imminent danger of starvation. - "The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders", Ernest Scott.