The definition of jettison is to cast something aside, abandon it or throw it away.(verb)
When you cast aside your old interest in music and throw away your old instruments, this is an example of a situation where you jettison your love of music.
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Origin: ME jetteson < Anglo-Fr getteson < OFr getaison, a throwing, jetsam < L jactatio, a throwing < jactare, to throw: see jet
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transitive verb jet·ti·soned, jet·ti·son·ing, jet·ti·sons
Origin: From Middle English jetteson, a throwing overboard of goods to lighten ship
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman getteson
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *iectātiō, iectātiōn-
Origin: , from *iectātus
Origin: , past participle of *iectāre, to throw; see jet2.
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