Synonyms and Antonyms of abandonment
carefree freedom from constraint
- She sang at the top of her lungs with complete abandonment in the shower.
ardor, enthusiasm, exuberance, fervor, spirit, warmth, zeal, zealotry, zealousness
carelessness, heedlessness, impulsiveness, indiscretion, insouciance, recklessness, thoughtlessness
excess, excessiveness, immoderacy, indulgence, intemperance, licentiousness, permissiveness, wantonness, wildness
blank check, free hand
embarrassment, reserve, reticence, self-consciousness, uneasiness
inhibition, repression, self-restraint, suppression
carefulness, discreetness, discretion, heedfulness
discipline, self-command, self-control, self-denial, self-discipline, self-mastery, willpower
the act of abandoning
- The law says abandonment by the owner of any building for more than a year entitles the city to sell it.
the act of putting an end to something planned or previously agreed to
- The park commissioner cited cost considerations as the main reason for the project's abandonment.
annulment, invalidation, neutralization, nullification, voidance
abolishment, abolition, ending, halting, stopping, termination
giving up, relinquishment, surrender