self-abandoned
adjective Date: 1791 abandoned by oneself; especially given up to one's impulses

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  • self-abandoned — self a·ban·doned (sĕlf ə bănʹdənd) adj. Lacking self restraint, especially having completely yielded to one s impulses.   self a·banʹdon·ment n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-abandoned — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : abandoned by oneself; especially : given up to one s impulses : free from moral restraint : abandoned …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abandoned — A*ban doned ([.a]*b[a^]n d[u^]nd), a. 1. Forsaken, deserted. Your abandoned streams. Thomson. [1913 Webster] 2. Self abandoned, or given up to vice; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-abandonment — (also self abandon) noun the action of completely surrendering oneself to a desire or impulse. Derivatives self abandoned adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-abandon — n. (also self abandonment) the abandonment of oneself, esp. to passion or an impulse. Derivatives: self abandoned adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • abandoned — abandoned, reprobate, profligate, dissolute fundamentally mean utterly depraved. Abandoned and reprobate were originally applied to sinners and to their acts. One who is abandoned by his complete surrender to a life of sin seems spiritually lost… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abandoned — (adj.) self devoted to some purpose (usually evil), late 14c., pp. adjective from ABANDON (Cf. abandon) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Self-determination — This article is about self determination in international law. For other uses, see Self determination (disambiguation). Self determination is the principle in international law that nations have the right to freely choose their sovereignty and… …   Wikipedia

  • Self-fulfilling prophecy — Sociology …   Wikipedia

  • Abandoned — Abandon A*ban don ([.a]*b[a^]n d[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abandoned} ( d[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abandoning}.] [OF. abandoner, F. abandonner; a (L. ad) + bandon permission, authority, LL. bandum, bannum, public proclamation, interdiction,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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