Associations to the word «Abandoned»


ABANDONED, adjective. Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain. [First attested from 1350 to 1470]
ABANDONED, adjective. No longer maintained by its former owners, residents, or caretakers; forsaken, deserted. [Late 15th century]
ABANDONED, adjective. Free from constraint; uninhibited. [Late 17th century]
ABANDONED, adjective. (geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
ABANDONED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of abandon
ABANDONED CHILD SYNDROME, noun. A behavioral or psychological condition that results from the loss or emotional neglect of one or both parents, having a variety of physical and emotional symptoms.
ABANDONED PROPERTIES, noun. Plural of abandoned property
ABANDONED PROPERTY, noun. (legal) Property that is found in such a state as to make it likely that the original owner has intentionally given up all dominion and control over the property, with no intent of returning to or recovering the property.
ABANDONED SHIP, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of abandon ship
ABANDONED TO, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of abandon to

Dictionary definition

ABANDONED, adjective. Forsaken by owner or inhabitants ; "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse".
ABANDONED, adjective. Free from constraint; "an abandoned sadness born of grief"- Liam O'Flaherty.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin