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  • noun Plural form of abandonment.

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Examples

  • Officials have called the abandonments a misuse of a new law that was mainly intended to prevent so-called Dumpster babies - the abandonment of newborns by young, terrified mothers - but instead has been used to hand off out-of-control teenagers or, in the case of the father of 10, to escape financial and personal despair.

    Signs of the Times

  • Officials have called the abandonments a misuse of a new law that was mainly intended to prevent so-called Dumpster babies - the abandonment of newborns by young, terrified mothers - but instead has been used to hand off out-of-control teenagers or, in the case of the father of 10, to escape financial and personal despair.

    Degrees of Freedom

  • Officials have called the abandonments a misuse of a new law that was mainly intended to prevent so-called Dumpster babies - the abandonment of newborns by young, terrified mothers - but instead has been used to hand off out-of-control teenagers or, in the case of the father of 10, to escape financial and personal despair.

    Obsidian Wings

  • Institutional abandonments such as hospitals and asylums are particularly vulnerable to this cheap sort of exploitation.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • Institutional abandonments such as hospitals and asylums are particularly vulnerable to this cheap sort of exploitation.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • The Japanese seem to have it all where large-scale abandonments are concerned.

    2010 March 22 « Mudpuddle

  • The Japanese seem to have it all where large-scale abandonments are concerned.

    Ruination! « Mudpuddle

  • Institutional abandonments such as hospitals and asylums are particularly vulnerable to this cheap sort of exploitation.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • Institutional abandonments such as hospitals and asylums are particularly vulnerable to this cheap sort of exploitation.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

  • Institutional abandonments such as hospitals and asylums are particularly vulnerable to this cheap sort of exploitation.

    Ian Ference: On 'Ruin Porn'

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