Example sentences for: abdication

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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


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