Definition of "abandonments" [abandonments]

  • (noun) Plural form of abandonment.

Use "abandonments" in a sentence

  • "Officials have called the abandonments a misuse of a new law that was mainly intended to prevent so-called Dumpster babies - the abandonment of newborns by young, terrified mothers - but instead has been used to hand off out-of-control teenagers or, in the case of the father of 10, to escape financial and personal despair."
  • "The Japanese seem to have it all where large-scale abandonments are concerned."
  • "Institutional abandonments such as hospitals and asylums are particularly vulnerable to this cheap sort of exploitation."

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