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to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

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leave someone who needs or counts on you

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Here, abandonment designates a particular form of exclusion from secular forms of economic exchange and circulation, but not a condition of forsakenness or the absence of ownership (Herzog, 1936).
As if in his own moment on the cross, Hawthorne makes Kenyon's loss of Hilda an occasion to voice his personal feeling of forsakenness, along with his impatience with the anthropocentrism that regards happiness, order, justice, and immortality as human entitlements:
Hooker's "graphically physical" account of how the communicant participates in the host "seems driven by feelings of forsakenness and distance" with "the longing for contact being proportional to the terror of abandonment.
27:46), Shegog links the forsakenness of the Son and the possible abandonment of sinners: "I says to you, when de Lawd did turn His mighty face, say, Aint gwine overload heaven
And as Voegelin puts it, "in such a state of rest man becomes aware of 'his nothingness, his forsakenness, his insufficiency, his dependence, his impotence, his emptiness.
2) Human history, if it is indeed the story of God's pursuit of errant humanity, is interwoven with another story, the story of forsakenness, not only God's, but humanity's also.
This was the most extreme forsakenness, sensitively, that he had suffered in his life.
The poem thus moves through three social states (three passages marked by capitalizations): first of loves at a remove (in the pronominal them); then of a single her (who says "you" and so brings the crowd down to a company of two); and finally of a self relegated to forsakenness.
The cayote is a long, slim, sick and sorry-looking skeleton, with a gray wolf-skin stretched over it, a tolerably bushy tail that forever sags down with a despairing expression of forsakenness and misery, a furtive and evil eye, and a long, sharp face, with slightly lifted lip and exposed teeth.
And in the Psalm, it begins with great forsakenness, but it ends with a note of triumph and victory.
Why such a transparent lie, as if doubt and the sense of forsakenness were unusual, as if the dark night of the soul were such an uncommon experience as never to strike a nice girl?
In the midst of her utter forsakenness, however, following his declaration that he is going to marry Mirah, Gwendolen notices him.
It is only when they come into contact with French civilization, Lalla by traveling to and living in France, the nomads by engaging in battle with the French soldiers, that they encounter qualities such as abandonment, desolation, forsakenness, waste.
Alma shares what she reads with Elisabet, a piece written in pure Bergmanese (an easily recognized Swedish dialect): "The immense cry of our faith and our doubts against darkness and silence is one of the most horrible testimonies of our forsakenness and our terrified unvoiced knowledge.
Yet it is when we come to the wastelands--when sorrow and dismay and fury stir us to grope for the silent God, the hidden God, the deus absconditus--and when we are lost in the roiling darkness that we demand to see God's face and find ourselves in the grip of the God who is also crying no to evil and forsakenness.