abandon oneself to

Definition of abandon oneself to


  1. :  to allow oneself to be fully controlled or affected by (something, such as a strong emotion) He abandoned himself to despair.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to give up to the control or influence of another person or agent

    :  to give up with the intent of never again claiming a right or interest in

    :  to withdraw from often in the face of danger or encroachment

  1. :  a thorough yielding to natural impulses

    :  enthusiasm, exuberance

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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