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Adjective
Having been deserted or left behind
“This is the story of one puppy's courageous epic journey from abandoned stray to a beloved family member.”
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Empty or devoid of inhabitants
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“When her dog disappears inside an old hospital, she has no choice but to follow her beloved pet into the abandoned building.”
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Wild or uninhibited in nature or behavior
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“Residents hit the streets for a celebration that sees the capital erupt with abandoned merriment.”
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Immoral or depraved in nature or behavior
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“For their abandoned tyranny and remorseless cruelty, reference only need be had to their hanging hundreds of northern men.”
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Feeling or showing no sorrow or regret for wrongdoing
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No longer in use
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Very exciting
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Pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely
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Screened or sequestered from access or view
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Rejected
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Run or brought ashore
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Gone
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Unable to defend oneself or to act without help
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Not receiving proper attention
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In a state of uncertainty
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Canceled or postponed
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Having no home or having wandered away from home
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In a dilapidated or disintegrating condition, typically about to fall apart
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Acting or done without forethought, or having the tendency to do so
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Abandoned
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Having no use, purpose or reason
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Not controllable
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Self-indulgent
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Spoiled
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(of a promise made) Not honored
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Deprived of, or not having, parents
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(informal) To have gotten rid off
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(of time or an opportunity) To have failed to take advantage of
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Past tense for to leave behind or stop caring for someone or something
“None of that explains why a mother would abandon her baby.”
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Past tense for to stop or give up on doing something
“Shahn became so excited over the camera's capabilities that he decided to abandon painting forever.”
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Past tense for to cancel or abort with something that was planned or agreed on
“Many countries were also often forced to abandon these policies temporarily because of unexpected external events.”
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Past tense for to renounce one's beliefs or principles
“If he were to lose everything he has, he would surely abandon his faith.”
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(abandon someone/something to) Past tense for to give up or relinquish control of someone or something
“The incompetent mayor would abandon the capital to poverty, neglect, and warlordism.”
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Past tense for to leave a place without intending to return
“After months of madness in the house, they decided to abandon the place and move back to Philadelphia.”
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(abandon to) Past tense for to give (oneself) over to something, especially unrestrainedly
“Great leaders have the strength to abandon themselves to the wild ideas of others.”
Adverb
In a solitary manner
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