abandoned
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (deserted)
a. abandonado
Since nobody had moved into the abandoned house for over 20 years, we assumed it was haunted.Como nadie se había mudado a la casa abandonada en más de 20 años, supusimos que estaba embrujada.
2. (unrestrained)
a. desenfrenado
The two lovers pursued each other with abandoned passion.Los dos amantes se persiguieron con pasión desenfrenada.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(dissipated)
a. disoluto
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Unfortunately, he was remembered as an abandoned and immoral king.Desafortunadamente, lo recordaron como un rey disoluto e inmoral.
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abandoned [əˈbændənd]
adjective
1 (deserted) [+house, building] abandonado; desierto; [+child] abandonado; desamparado; [+vehicle, pet] abandonado
2 (unrestrained) [+manner] desinhibido; desenfrenado
in an abandoned fashion con abandono; desenfrenadamente
3 (dissolute)
an abandoned woman una mujer perdida or de conducta dudosa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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