abolition


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to abolition: Abolition of slavery
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for abolition

Synonyms for abolition

Synonyms for abolition

the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)

References in classic literature ?
And the abolition of this state of things is called by the bourgeois,abolition of individuality and freedom
This talk about free selling and buying, and all the other "brave words" of our bourgeoisie about freedom in general, have a meaning, if any, only in contrast with restricted selling and buying, with the fettered traders of the Middle Ages, but have no meaning when opposed to the Communistic abolition of buying and selling, of the bourgeois conditions of production, and of the bourgeoisie itself.
It has been objected that upon the abolition of private property all work will cease, and universal laziness will overtake us.
But don't wrangle with us so long as you apply, to our intended abolition of bourgeois property, the standard of your bourgeois notions of freedom, culture, law, etc.
For the rest,it is self-evident that the abolition of the present system of production must bring with it the abolition of the community of women springing from that system, i.
Abolition of property in land and application of all rents of land to public purposes.
Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual abolition of the distinction between town and country, by a more equable distribution of the population over the country.
Abolition of children's factory labour in its present form.
With the abolition of private property, marriage in its present form must disappear.
The leading article protests against 'that abominable and hellish doctrine of abolition, which is repugnant alike to every law of God and nature.
But their enthusiasm for the cause of abolition leads the authors to the sweeping and questionable conclusion that theatrical censorship resulted in "two centuries of anodyne theater" (274).
Gellman focuses primarily on public discourse leading to the New York legislature's approval in 1799 of the gradual abolition of slavery.
The universal abolition of the death penalty is one of the main objectives of our Human Rights policy, and we thus use all the available tools of diplomacy and cooperation assistance to work towards it.
The Sounds of Silence: Nineteenth-century Portugal and the Abolition of the Slave Trade.