abandoned: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-ban'dund), [key]
— adj.
  1. forsaken or deserted: an abandoned building; an abandoned kitten.
  2. unrestrained or uncontrolled; uninhibited: She danced with abandoned enthusiasm.
  3. utterly lacking in moral restraints; shameless; wicked: an abandoned and dissolute ruler.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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