Example sentences for: abdication

How can you use “abdication” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • On the contrary--accepting papers without peer review is an abdication of scholarly responsibility under the best of circumstances and a poor idea for an association of evolutionary psychologists, whose discipline is notorious for attracting cranks.

  • His policy succeeded for a time, but following his abdication in a.d. 305, the empire continued to weaken, harassed by invaders and troubled by internal strife.

  • It was here in 1952 that King Farouk signed his abdication before boarding his yacht for exile in Italy.

  • The invasion of Attila’s Huns and the Goths and Vandals who came to sack, rape, murder, and pillage Rome brought an end to the Western Empire in 476 with the abdication of Emperor Romulus Augustus.

  • Their abdication deprives the rest of the nation of the chance to hear and participate in debate.


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