Meaning of ABANDONED in English

ABANDONED

əˈbandənd, -aand- adjective

Etymology: Middle English abandouned, from past participle of abandounen to abandon

1. : given up : deserted , forsaken

an abandoned child

an abandoned house

2. : self-abandoned : given over to vice : free from moral restraint

an abandoned villain

3. : showing abandon : free from constraint

an abandoned sadness born of grief — Liam O'Flaherty

4. of a geological formation : no longer affected by the geologic agent that produced it

an abandoned valley

• aban·doned·ly -ndən(d)lē, -i -i adverb

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