As adjectives the difference between abandoned and abandonable
is that abandoned
is self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned
villain while abandonable
is able to be abandoned; suitable for abandonment.
As a verb abandoned
Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain.
No longer maintained by its former owners, residents
* (rfdate), Thomson:
Free from constraint; uninhibited.
* 1919 , :
(geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
- Everything was dirty and shabby. There was no sign of the abandoned luxury that Colonel MacAndrew had so confidently described.
Able to be abandoned; suitable for abandonment.
- In place of this distinction he suggests a gradation of more or less readily abandonable sentences... — PJ Sheehan