Meaning of ABANDONED in English

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; wicked: an abandoned and dissolute ruler.

[ 1350-1400; ME; see ABANDON 1 , -ED 2 ]

Syn. 1. discarded, rejected. 3. See immoral .

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