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Abandoned Infant

Definition of the noun abandoned infant

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  1. a child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of abandoned infant: foundling
    • more generic words: babe / baby / infant = a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk

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Google previewWomen's Studies Encyclopedia (1999)

by Helen Tierney

Mothers usually abandoned infant boys and girls in equal proportions. Generally ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence (2008)

by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson

To quell abandoned infant death, 45 U.S. states have passed a safe haven law ( also called “Baby Moses” law) that permits parents to leave infants in designated “safe care” without fear of prosecution. Abandoned children living in the streets ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

uninhabited; 12 lost to virtue, relinquished abandoned child: 4 waif; 9 foundling abandoned infant: 9 foundling abandoned ship: 8 derelict abandonment: 8 giving up; 9 defection, desertion, forsaking, surrender; 10 abandoning, abjuration, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

desperate, discarded, dissolute, flagrant, forlorn, forsaken, left, neglected, outcast, project, rejected, relinquished, shunned, solitary, uncontrolled, uninhibited, unoccupied, vacant, wanton, wicked, wild abandoned infant castaway, foundling, ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

Vance Wilson Crying out like an abandoned infant —T. Coraghessan ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)

by Richard Soule

Abandoned infant. Fount, n. 1. [Poetical.] Spring, fountain. 2. Font, assortment of types. Fountain, n. 1. Spring, well, font. 2. Jet, JET D'EAU. 3. Source, original, origin, cause, first principle, fountainhead. Fountainhead, n. Source, original, origin ...

Google previewDictionary of English Spelling (2005)

by Martin H. Manser

founder2 to sink or collapse foundling abandoned infant foundry place where metal is cast foundries fount' source of ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century (2004)

by Sorrel Kerbel

Newly returned to the police after a two-year sabbatical to study law, Ohayon appears particularly vulnerable and alone on the eve of Rosh Hashana, and finds an abandoned infant crying in a bomb shelter. Ohayon forms a relationship with ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

abandoned infant of unknown parentage. found•ry /efoundrN/ n ...

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