Definition of abandoned
1a : left without needed protection or care an abandoned baby/childb : no longer held or thought of : given up : forsaken abandoned hopes/dreamsc : left by the owner an abandoned house/car an abandoned factory
2 : wholly free from restraint leading a reckless and abandoned life
Examples of abandoned in a sentence
He led a reckless and abandoned life and died young.
she consciously avoided walking past the abandoned house, with its broken windows and sagging porch
Origin and Etymology of abandoned
First Known Use: 14th century
ABANDONED Defined for Kids
Definition of abandoned for Students
: given up : left empty or unused abandoned houses
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