[ UK /ɐbˈændənd/ ]
[ US /əˈbændənd/ ]
  1. forsaken by owner or inhabitants
    weed-grown yard of an abandoned farmhouse
  2. unrestrained and uninhibited
    an abandoned sadness born of grief
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How To Use abandoned In A Sentence

  • He added: ‘As far as I know nobody was injured at the incident, although the football match was abandoned.’
  • The goal of shifting freight from road to rail has been quietly abandoned.
  • THERE have been many reports about the numbers of stray and abandoned animals in rescue centres. The Sun
  • Any tartness and capers seemed to have abandoned this dish for a more elegant life, leaving a creamy, flavourless gloop on the plate.
  • They also have abandoned past pledges and now threaten first use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states.
  • But the president claims he abandoned this effort when told that it would require a presidential decree.
  • She is a woman of integrity who has never abandoned her principles for the sake of making money.
  • Oil on the track forced the cancellation of the fourth race and the rest of the meeting was abandoned.
  • His interest was in opening the nightclub next to the theater, in the abandoned Trailways bus depot.
  • Speaking to camera, the masked man accused the hostages of being spies for the British government and claimed that they had been abandoned. Times, Sunday Times
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