Example sentences for: abdication

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

  • Before the diary was found, Japanese historians believed that the emperor had at least contemplated abdication.

  • His 20-year reign, weak at best, ended in all-round disaster: abdication, arrest, and war.

  • The last doge presented his abdication to Napoleon here.

  • 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.

  • Grove's abdication of his throne also loses some drama from the fact that in recent years his public image has become that of a long-range thinker rather than a hands-on manager.


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