Abolish vs Abandoned - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between abolish and abandoned
is that abolish
is to end a law, system, institution, custom or practice while abandoned
As an adjective abandoned is
self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To end a law, system, institution, custom or practice.
* 2002', William Schabas, ''The '''abolition of the death penalty in international law (Cambridge University Press):
(archaic) To put an end to or destroy, as a physical object; to wipe out.
- Slavery was abolished in the nineteenth century.
- And with thy blood abolish so reproachful blot.
- His quick instinctive hand Caught at the hilt, as to abolish him.
* abrogate, annul, cancel, dissolve, nullify, repeal, revoke
* establish, found
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No longer maintained by its former owners, residents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.