Abandoned vs Ignored - What's the difference?

abandoned | ignored |


As verbs the difference between abandoned and ignored

is that abandoned is (abandon) while ignored is (ignore).

As an adjective abandoned

is self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain .

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  • No longer maintained by its former owners, residents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

    ignored

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (ignore)
  • Anagrams

    * * * * *

    ignore

    English

    Verb

    (ignor)
  • To deliberately pay no attention to.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-19, author= Mark Tran
  • , volume=189, issue=6, page=1, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Denied an education by war , passage=One particularly damaging, but often ignored , effect of conflict on education is the proliferation of attacks on schools
  • (obsolete) Fail to notice.
  • Synonyms

    * misheed * neglect * turn a blind eye * unmind * unheed

    Antonyms

    * notice * recognize * watch

    Derived terms

    * ignorable

    Anagrams

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