abandoned definition

  • adjective:
    • Deserted; forsaken.
    • Exuberantly enthusiastic.
    • Recklessly unrestrained.
    • not being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
    • Forsaken, deserted.
    • Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; exceptionally wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked .
    • free from constraint
    • forsaken by owner or residents
  • verb:
    • Easy past tense and past participle of abandon.
  • others:
    • Deserted; utterly forsaken; left to destruction: since, an abandoned ship.
    • abandoned, regarding vice, especially into the indulgence of vicious appetites or passions; shamelessly and recklessly sinful; profligate.
    • Synonyms Forsaken, deserted, abandoned, relinquished, discarded, refused, destitute, forlorn.
    • Profligate, Abandoned, Reprobate, depraved, corrupt, vicious, wicked, unprincipled, hardened, lifeless to honor, incorrigible, irreclaimable. Profligate, abandoned, reprobate show extreme wickedness which has cast-off moral discipline. Profligate is applied to one who throws away means and character in quest for vice, and particularly denotes depravity displayed outwardly and conspicuously in conduct; therefore it could be familiar with characterize political conduct: since, a profligate administration. Abandoned is placed on a person who gave himself completely as much as the gratification of vicious propensities; it really is more powerful than profligate and weaker than reprobate. Reprobate is applied to one who became insensible to reproof and it is past hope; from its use within the Bible this has become the theological term for hopeless alienation from virtue or piety. (For contrast with depraved, etc., see unlawful, a.)

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