Abandoned vs Unchecked - What's the difference?

abandoned | unchecked |


As adjectives the difference between abandoned and unchecked

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 unchecked is unrestrained or not held back.

As verbs the difference between abandoned and unchecked

is that abandoned is (abandon) while unchecked is (uncheck).

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  • No longer maintained by its former owners, residents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

    unchecked

    English

    Alternative forms

    * uncheckt (obsolete)

    Etymology 1

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unrestrained or not held back.
  • Not examined for accuracy, efficiency, etc.
  • (computing, of a check box) Not checked (ticked or enabled).
  • (crossword puzzles, of a square) Part of only one entry (i.e., across or down, but not both).
  • Derived terms
    *unch

    Etymology 2

    See (uncheck)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (uncheck)