abdication[ ab-di-key-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF abdication
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABDICATION
There had been a great reverse of fortune, an abdication, and a flight.
It is the act of abdication, George—the moment of dethronement, that I could not face.
If you find that I am in the wrong my abdication shall be at your service.
The fundamental condition of life is the innate heat, the abdication of which is death.
They offered Italy to me as the price of my abdication: I refused it.
There he received the news of the taking of Paris, and the abdication of Napoleon.
We can't fire him, we don't dare to approach him to suggest his abdication.
By the abdication of a doubtful claim she reigned absolute in her own dominion.
For I had gone to his bedside fresh from signing my abdication.
If they do not proclaim him, my abdication must be null, and not made.