self-abandonment

[self-uh-ban-duh n-muh nt]

noun

absence or lack of personal restraint.

Sometimes self-a·ban·don.

Origin of self-abandonment

First recorded in 1810–20

self-abandoned

adjective

lacking self-control; giving in to one's impulses.
Related formsself-abandonment, noun
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