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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abandoned mean? 

ABANDONED (adjective)
  The adjective ABANDONED has 2 senses:

1. forsaken by owner or keeper
2. free from constraint

  Familiarity information: ABANDONED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ABANDONED (adjective)

Sense 1abandoned [BACK TO TOP]


Forsaken by owner or keeper


abandoned; derelict

Context example:

weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse


uninhabited (not having inhabitants; not lived in)

Sense 2abandoned [BACK TO TOP]


Free from constraint

Context example:

an abandoned sadness born of grief


uninhibited (not inhibited or restrained)

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