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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."