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ABANDONED

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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]

Meaning:

Forsaken by owner or keeper

Synonyms:

abandoned; derelict

Context example:

weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse

Similar:

uninhabited (not having inhabitants; not lived in)


Sense 2abandoned [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Free from constraint

Context example:

an abandoned sadness born of grief

Similar:

uninhibited (not inhibited or restrained)


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