a ‧ ban ‧ doned AC /əˈbændənd/ BrE AmE adjective
[ Word Family: verb : ↑ abandon ; noun : ↑ abandonment ; adjective : ↑ abandoned ]
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 animal has been left completely alone by the person that was looking after them
3 . literary behaving in a wild and uncontrolled way