abandonee


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abandonee

(əˌbændəˈniː)
n
(Law) law a person to whom something is formally relinquished, esp an insurer having the right to salvage a wreck
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who was killed in an accident," while Ruth's mother "tended us with a gentle indifference that made me feel like she would have liked to have been even more alone--she was the abandonee and not the one abandoned" (109).
Also to be consulted is the massive, kaleidoscopic 1991 collection of essays presented in Rome in 1987 (Enfance abandonee et societe en Europe, XIV-XXe siecle), and the relevant essays in John Henderson and Richard Wall's Poor Women and Children in the European Past (1994).
A metaphor for how easily perception can alter, fog erases "les contours de la campagne autour du train" so that the landscape becomes "une contree abandonee," as if devastated by "une catastrophe secrete, muette, une sorte d'epidemie foudroyante entrainant leur totale desintegration.
70) The exploration of the sentimental appears in a number of lyric or elegiac works based on ancient fable and composed by sixteenth-century French authors, including Melin de Saint-Gelais's Chant triste, de Medee, abandonee de son ayme Jason (1548), a text which concentrates not on Medea's magic arts and wicked intentions, but on her abandonment and suffering--in other words, her human and emotional side: see Braybrook, 364.
Fair si abandonees que vos les doiez ocirre sanz reson?