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Another word for abandonment

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Noun
  1. The act of forsaking

      1. (Law) Willful abandonment of a spouse or child owed a duty of support.
      2. (Law) The willful abandonment of one's spouse, children, etc.
      3. The willful, permanent separation of one spouse from the other without acceptable cause or the other's consent, considered as a ground for divorce.
    See also:

    keep

  2. A giving up of a possession, claim, or right

    See also:

    keep

  3. A complete surrender of inhibitions

    See also:

    restraint