- given up; forsaken; deserted
- shamefully wicked; immoral
An old abandoned truck.
- The definition of abandoned is something that is unwanted and left behind.
A car left to rot in a junk yard by the owners is an example of abandoned.
- Abandoned is defined as unconfined and unconcerned with social norms or restraints.
An example of a person acting with abandoned behavior is someone who steals a car and goes on a rampage without regard to the consequences.
- Deserted; forsaken.
- Exuberantly enthusiastic.
- Recklessly unrestrained.
(comparative more abandoned, superlative most abandoned)
- Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain. [First attested from 1350 to 1470]
- No longer maintained by its former owners, residents, or caretakers; forsaken, deserted. [Late 15th century]
- Free from constraint; uninhibited. [Late 17th century]
- (geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
- simple past tense and past participle of abandon
- Abandoned vehicles are probably the best quality reports.
- It was bad enough that I abandoned her.
- Carmen abandoned the garden and followed him into the house.
- She had quite abandoned the hope of getting married.
- More than anything else in Pierre's story the captain was impressed by the fact that Pierre was very rich, had two mansions in Moscow, and that he had abandoned everything and not left the city, but remained there concealing his name and station.