abandon + to
abandon to (third-person singular simple present abandons to, present participle abandoning to, simple past and past participle abandoned to)
- (literary, transitive) To feel an emotion so strongly that you do not think about anything else. To have an feeling so strongly that you let it control you completely:
- She did her face and abandoned herself to grief.
- She abandoned herself to despair.
- You abandoned yourself to your unluckiness.