Definition of abandoned in English:


Line breaks: aban|doned
Pronunciation: /əˈband(ə)nd


1Having been deserted or left: an abandoned car abandoned pets
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  • The next program was about the good dog catchers in NYC - they are a division of the ASPCA - who rescue abused and abandoned pets.
  • In the first, a young peasant woman desperately fights to protect an abandoned baby boy she's taken under her wing.
  • Anyone who finds an abandoned pet can call the RSPCA.
2Unrestrained; uninhibited: a wild, abandoned dance
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  • I remember downing a great deal of vodka and dancing in a rather abandoned fashion.
  • Trinbagonians hit the streets at 1am for Jouvert, a small-hours celebration that sees the capital erupt with abandoned sensuality.
  • I'd like to propose a toast to unfettered, abandoned appetite.

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