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abandonmentPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "abandonment":
- He had spoken quickly, impulsively, but with the perfect understanding in his own mind that his proposition meant the complete abandonment of his rendezvous with Susy. - "Susy, A Story of the Plains", Bret Harte.
- Scarcely two weeks had elapsed since he had last visited it and sat beneath its roof with Jim, and already its few ruins had taken upon themselves the look of years of abandonment and decay. - "Susy, A Story of the Plains", Bret Harte.
- It was a dangerous pride, and in the mood of it she might throw away everything, with an abandonment and recklessness only known to such passionate natures. - "The Judgment House", Gilbert Parker.