abandoned

  • 1 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

  • 2 abandoned — I adjective castaway, castoff, derelict, deserted, discontinued, disregarded, disused, forsaken, ignored, neglected, obsolete, occupantless, out of use, slighted, tenantless, unattended to, uncared for, uninhabited, unoccupied, unpopulated,… …

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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 abandoned — UK US /əˈbændənd/ adjective ► an abandoned place or vehicle is no longer being used or cared for because its owner does not want it any more: »The planned site for the development is an abandoned quarry …

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  • 5 abandoned — [adj1] left alone, deserted alone, cast aside, cast away, deserted, discarded, dissipated, dropped, dumped, eighty sixed*, eliminated, empty, forgotten, forsaken, given up, godforsaken*, jilted, left, left in the cold*, left in the lurch*,… …

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  • 6 Abandoned — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Thrash Metal Gründung 1999 Website http://www.gebolze.de …

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

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  • 8 abandoned — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unrestrained; uninhibited …

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  • 9 abandoned — [ə ban′dənd] adj. 1. given up; forsaken; deserted 2. shamefully wicked; immoral 3. unrestrained …

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  • 10 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

  • 11 abandoned — abandonedly, adv. /euh ban deuhnd/, adj. 1. forsaken or deserted: an abandoned building; an abandoned kitten. 2. unrestrained or uncontrolled; uninhibited: She danced with abandoned enthusiasm. 3. utterly lacking in moral restraints; shameless;… …

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  • 12 abandoned — a|ban|doned [əˈbændənd] adj 1.) an abandoned building, car, boat etc has been left by the people who owned or used it ▪ The car was found abandoned in Bristol. ▪ the demolition of abandoned buildings 2.) [only before noun] an abandoned person or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 abandoned — [[t]əbæ̱ndənd[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADJ: usu ADJ n An abandoned place or building is no longer used or occupied. All that digging had left a network of abandoned mines and tunnels. ...abandoned buildings that become a breeding ground for crime …

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  • 14 abandoned — adjective 1) an abandoned child Syn: deserted, forsaken, cast aside/off; jilted, stranded, rejected; informal dumped, ditched 2) an abandoned tin mine Syn: unused, disused, neglected, idle; …

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  • 15 abandoned — adj. 1 a (of a person) deserted, forsaken (an abandoned child). b (of a building, vehicle, etc.) left empty or unused (an abandoned cottage; an abandoned ship). 2 (of a person or behaviour) unrestrained, profligate …

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  • 16 abandoned — adjective /əˈbændənd/ a) No longer maintained by its former owners, residents or caretakers; forsaken, deserted. Your abandoned streams. Thomson b) No longer cared for by friends, family, etc. After her parents died, the girl felt extremely… …

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  • 17 abandoned — a|ban|doned [ ə bændənd ] adjective 1. ) left empty or no longer used: an abandoned farm 2. ) left alone by someone who should stay with you and take care of you: an abandoned child …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 abandoned —    obsolete working as a prostitute    Literally, forsaken, but not, it would seem, by her clients:     The foolish idea... that once abandoned she must always be profligate. (Mayhew, 1862)    The punning abandoned habits were the flashy clothes… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 19 abandoned — adjective 1 an abandoned building, car, boat etc has been left completely by the people who owned it and is no longer used 2 someone who is abandoned has been left completely alone by the person who was looking after them 3 literary behaving in a …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 abandoned — UK [əˈbændənd] / US adjective 1) left empty or no longer used an abandoned farm 2) left alone by someone who should stay with you and look after you a home for abandoned children …

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