abandoned

abandoned

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English

Etymology

From Middle English abandoned, equivalent to abandon +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˈbæn.dn̩d/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /əˈbæn.dn̩d/

Adjective

abandoned (comparative more abandoned, superlative most abandoned)

  1. Having given oneself up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked. [First attested from 1350 to 1470]
  2. No longer maintained by its former owners, residents, or caretakers; forsaken, deserted. [Late 15th century]
  3. Free from constraint; uninhibited. [Late 17th century]
  4. (geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.

Synonyms

  • (immoral): bad, corrupt, demoralized, depraved, dissolute, graceless, hardened, impetuous, impenitent, incorrigible, irreclaimable, licentious, lost, obdurate, profligate, reckless, rejected, reprobate, shameless, sinful, uninhibited, unprincipled, unrestrained, vicious, vile, wanton, wicked, wild . See also Thesaurus:evil
  • (forsaken): careless, deserted, discarded, forsaken

Derived terms

  • abandonedness

Translations

Verb

abandoned

  1. simple past tense and past participle of abandon

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