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 Meanings and Examples of ABANDONED
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abandoned
 a.  recklessly unrestrained; deserted; left to destruction
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  This philosopher was an honest man; but he had been robbed by his wife, beaten by his son, and abandoned by his daughter who got a Portuguese to run away with her.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIX
2  He was a miserable scamp, a sort of mendicant musician, a lazy beggar, who beat her, and who abandoned her as she had taken him, in disgust.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—RESULT OF THE SUCCESS
3  There, abandoned, vanquished, terrible, those gloomy squares endured their death-throes in formidable fashion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—THE LAST SQUARE
4  Some of them quitted the country, others abandoned the trade.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—NUMBER 24,601 BECOMES NUMBER 9,430
5  The carter was so much touched by the five-franc piece, that he abandoned his glass and hastened up.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
6  It was there that a little abandoned child, a foundling whom the convent was bringing up out of charity, uttered this sweet and heart-breaking saying.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—GAYETIES
7  Gillenormand called him on his amiable days, did not love him; this was evident, since he had abandoned him to others.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—END OF THE BRIGAND
8  He had abandoned their accustomed place and had adopted the bench by the Gladiator, near the other end of the walk, as though with the object of seeing whether Marius would pursue them thither.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII—ADVENTURES OF THE LETTER U DELIVERED OVER TO ...
9  Fatigued by the wild nights which they passed, they went off by day to sleep, sometimes in the lime-kilns, sometimes in the abandoned quarries of Montmatre or Montrouge, sometimes in the sewers.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—COMPOSITION OF THE TROUPE
10  The terrified ruffians flung themselves on the arms which they had abandoned in all the corners at the moment of flight.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XXI—ONE SHOULD ALWAYS BEGIN BY ARRESTING THE VICT...
11  Those members of the Cougourde of Aix who were in Paris then met on the plain of Issy, in one of the abandoned quarries which are so numerous in that side of Paris.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—ENJOLRAS AND HIS LIEUTENANTS
12  At a single point the insurgents yielded; they abandoned a barricade begun in the Rue de Temple after having fired on a detachment of the National Guard, and fled through the Rue de la Corderie.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV—THE EBULLITIONS OF FORMER DAYS
13  He had abandoned the bottle and taken to the beerglass.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
14  A barricade had been begun there and abandoned.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I—FROM THE RUE PLUMET TO THE QUARTIER SAINT-DENIS
15  Statistics show that the mortality among abandoned children is fifty-five per cent.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—MINUS FIVE, PLUS ONE
Example Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
16  Britain's third largest building society abandoned its mutual status and became a bank.
17  He abandoned his daughter to her fate.
18  His hobby proved to be so fascinating and profitable that gradually he abandoned his regular occupation and concentrated on his avocation.
19  Because he had abandoned his post and joined forces with the Indians, his fellow officers considered the hero of Dances with Wolves a renegade.
20  Anti-social behavior covers incidents such as rowdy and inconsiderate behavior, nuisance neighbors, drinking in the street, littering, abandoned cars and youth disorder.
21  They saw a weed-grown, floorless room, unplastered, an ancient fireplace, vacant windows, a ruinous staircase; and here, there, and everywhere hung ragged and abandoned cobwebs.
22  Here many of the skyscrapers are abandoned, leaving squatters, crime and urban decay.
23  Lava from Kilauea Volcano on Thursday crept toward a largely abandoned subdivision on the Big Island.
24  These shoes, bound pieces of denim with soft soles designed to leave no trace in the Arizona desert, have been lost or abandoned by illegal immigrants traversing Mr Chiltern's 50,000-acre cattle ranch.
25  Time will abandon those funny oath, until we also agree.
26  There was a general air of festivity and abandon.
27  He went through with his plan although all his friends advised him to abandon it.
28  Good love makes you see the whole world from one person while bad love makes you abandon the whole world for one person.
29  The pair have often been known to abandon their script and begin ad libbing.
30  No need to abandon their own people more than tears desperate not born.