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Definitions for abandoned
əˈbæn dəndaban·doned

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abandoned, derelict, desertedadjective

    forsaken by owner or inhabitants

    "weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse"

  2. abandonedadjective

    free from constraint

    "an abandoned sadness born of grief"- Liam O'Flaherty

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Abandonedparticip. adj.

    If she be so abandon’d to her sorrow,
    As it is spoke, she never will admit me. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night.

    Who is he so abandoned to sottish credulity, as to think, upon that principle, that a clod of earth in a sack, may ever, by eternal shaking, receive the fabric of man’s body? Richard Bentley, Sermons.

    Must he, whose altars on the Phrygian shore,
    With frequent rites, and pure, avow’d thy pow’r,
    Be doom’d the worst of human ills to prove,
    Unbless’d, abandon’d to the wrath of Jove? Alexander Pope, Odyssey, b. i. l. 80.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abandoned

    of Abandon

  2. Abandonedadjective

    forsaken, deserted

  3. Abandonedadjective

    self-abandoned, or given up to vice; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked ; as, an abandoned villain

Freebase

  1. Abandoned

    "Abandoned" is the 31st episode of the television series Lost, and is the sixth episode of the second season. The episode was directed by Adam Davidson and written by Elizabeth Sarnoff. It first aired on November 9, 2005 on ABC. The character of Shannon Rutherford is featured in the episode's flashbacks.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'abandoned' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3561

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abandoned in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abandoned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of abandoned in a Sentence

  1. Mitt Romney:

    Adding insult to dishonor, the administration speaks cavalierly, even flippantly, even as our ally has suffered death and casualty, we once abandoned a red line. Now we abandon an ally.

  2. Grace Poe:

    From the bottom of my heart, I wish to thank everyone who chose justice and upheld the rights of voters and abandoned children.

  3. Junior Bombi:

    They left us isolated, abandoned. They pillaged all our resources, and today you invite the Belgian king again ?

  4. Jamie Kim:

    Christians have led the way toward bridge building in the last 20-plus years, and the summit can potentially open the border between North and South Korea. While many of the Western NGOs and businesses have abandoned North Korea, it is the Christians who have stayed the ground.

  5. Nigel Sizer:

    There has been a lot of analysis and satellite data that shows there is so much land already cleared - a lot abandoned or very poorly used and managed that we could use to grow food on, we don't need to be clearing new forests to do this in Brazil.

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