Book Tags

WotW: Abeyance

[uhbeyuhns]

n.

  1. temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension.
  2. Law: a state or condition of real property in which title is not as yet vested in a known titleholder.

Example Sentences:

  1. To make matters worse, after years in modest abeyance, the disease is on the rise.
  2. Royal ceremonies had fallen into abeyance, and the throne’s political influence had atrophied.
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