Abandoned meaning

ə-băndənd
Deserted; forsaken.
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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.

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(geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
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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.

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Given up; forsaken; deserted.
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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]
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No longer maintained by its former owners, residents, or caretakers; forsaken, deserted. [Late 15th century]
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Simple past tense and past participle of abandon.
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Recklessly unrestrained.
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Exuberantly enthusiastic.
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Shamefully wicked; immoral.
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Unrestrained.
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Free from constraint; uninhibited. [Late 17th century]
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Origin of abandoned

  • From abandon, from French abandonné (“immoral”) past participle of abandonner.

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