Synonyms of 'abandonment'
memories of her father's complete abandonment of her
the abandonment of two North Sea oilfields
Rain forced the abandonment of the next day's competitions.
their abandonment of the policy
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There had been a complete abdication of responsibility.
the act of ceding, esp of ceding rights, property, or territory
Thesaurus for abandonment from the Collins English Thesaurus
The abandonment of a place, thing, or person is the act of leaving it permanently or for a long time, especially when you should not do so.