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FORSAKING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does forsaking mean? 

FORSAKING (noun)
  The noun FORSAKING has 2 senses:

1. the act of forsaking
2. the act of giving something up

  Familiarity information: FORSAKING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FORSAKING (noun)


Sense 1forsaking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of forsaking

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

forsaking; giving up

Hypernyms ("forsaking" is a kind of...):

forgoing; forswearing; renunciation (the act of renouncing; sacrificing or giving up or surrendering (a possession or right or title or privilege etc.))


Sense 2forsaking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of giving something up

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

abandonment; desertion; forsaking

Hypernyms ("forsaking" is a kind of...):

rejection (the act of rejecting something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "forsaking"):

exposure (abandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open))

apostasy; tergiversation (the act of abandoning a party or cause)

bolt (a sudden abandonment (as from a political party))


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