Adjective "Abandoning" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Abandoning


    Definition:

    1. to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to abandon one's farm; to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship.

    2. to give up; discontinue; withdraw from: to abandon a research project; to abandon hopes for a stage career.

    3. to give up the control of: to abandon a city to an enemy army.

    4. to yield (oneself) without restraint or moderation; give (oneself) over to natural impulses, usually without self-control: to abandon oneself to grief.

    Origin:
    abandon

    Examples:

    "soldiers can be abandoning."

    "posts can be abandoning."

    "lesbianses can be abandoning."

    "centralisms can be abandoning."

    "attitudes can be abandoning."

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