abandoned

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
abandon

Third-person singular
abandons

Past tense
abandoned

Past participle
abandoned

Present participle
abandoning

  1. The past tense and past participle of abandon.
    After much thought, they abandoned the idea as being too difficult.

Adjective[change]

Positive
abandoned

Comparative
more abandoned

Superlative
most abandoned

  1. Something that is abandoned is left behind, forsaken or deserted.
    The abandoned house looked spooky in the moonlight.
    I adopted an abandoned dog.
  2. When a person's behavior is abandoned, it is very bad or immoral.