Abandoned vs Aborted - What's the difference?

abandoned | aborted |


As adjectives the difference between abandoned and aborted

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 aborted is brought forth prematurely.

As verbs the difference between abandoned and aborted

is that abandoned is (abandon) while aborted is (abort).

abandoned

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • 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  • No longer maintained by its former owners, residents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 , :
  • Everything was dirty and shabby. There was no sign of the abandoned luxury that Colonel MacAndrew had so confidently described.
  • (geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
  • Derived terms

    * abandonedness

    Synonyms

    * deserted * forsaken * corrupt * depraved * dissolute * graceless * reprobate * unprincipled * vicious * vile * wicked

    Verb

    (head)
  • (abandon)
  • References

    aborted

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Brought forth prematurely.
  • (biology) Rendered abortive or sterile; undeveloped; checked in normal development at a very early stage; as, spines are aborted branches.
  • "The eyes of the cirripeds are more or less aborted in their mature state." -.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (abort)
  • Anagrams

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