abandon oneself to

Definition of abandon oneself to

literary
: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

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

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

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

  1. : a thorough yielding to natural impulses

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

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


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