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See definition of forsaking on Dictionary.com
  • as indefection
  • as indereliction
  • as indesertion
  • as inrecreance
  • as inrecreancy
  • as intergiversation

synonyms for forsaking

  • desertion
  • divorce
  • failure
  • rejection
  • revolt
  • withdrawal
  • alienation
  • apostasy
  • backsliding
  • deficiency
  • dereliction
  • disaffection
  • disloyalty
  • disownment
  • estrangement
  • failing
  • faithlessness
  • lack
  • parting
  • rebellion
  • repudiation
  • retreat
  • separation
  • severance
  • tergiversation
  • recreancy
  • sundering

antonyms for forsaking

MOST RELEVANT
  • enough
  • faithfulness
  • harmony
  • loyalty
  • plenty
  • joining
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        How to use forsaking in a sentence

        They pray for mercy, acknowledging that they are justly punished for forsaking true wisdom.
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        I believe I am going out of my mind—all my strength of will is forsaking me.
        THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
        What can have been his motive for forsaking his sailors and two of his ablest officers?
        CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
        It was beyond his faculties to divine that her not forsaking of Edward might haply come to mean something disastrous to him.
        RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
        A young man, forsaking his sweetheart, married another maiden, who when her time came suffered exceedingly.
        BALLADS OF MYSTERY AND MIRACLE AND FYTTES OF MIRTHFRANK SIDGWICK
        Before quite leaving her he threw upon her face a wistful glance, as if he had misgivings on the generosity of forsaking her thus.
        RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
        Since you are resolved To damn yourself, in your forsaking of Your noble order for a woman, do itFor this.
        THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
        Then might you see mothers forsaking their children, and husbands their wives, each striving to escape as best he could.
        THE CHRONICLE OF THE DISCOVERY AND CONQUEST OF GUINEAGOMES EANNES DE AZURARA
        I had from the beginning cautions against forsaking in after-life the pulpit for any other post.
        RECOLLECTIONS OF A LONG LIFEJOHN STOUGHTON
        Because he happened to leave the house for a few hours, Maxence was surely not forsaking either his mother or his sister.
        OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
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        capacitor

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