Example sentences for: abandonment

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

  • The temporary abandonment of tight little waists represented no more than a change in method.

  • The linguists who spoke in favor of diversity were certainly not advocating the abandonment of language teaching, just a better understanding of how language works.

  • What sounds to the untrained ear like a baby wailing in desperate protest of abandonment is described by Ferber as a child "learning the new associations."

  • The LAT reports that because of the University of California's recent abandonment of affirmative action in admissions, its incoming law school class is likely to include only one black student.

  • A high incidence of adverse effects (nephrotoxicity, neurotoxicity), along with the development of newer effective drugs with better safety profiles, resulted in the practical abandonment of systemic use of colistin, although it still remains active in vitro against practically all strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp.


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