self-abandoned


adjective

lacking self-control; giving in to one's impulses.

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Origin of self-abandoned

First recorded in 1830–35; self- + abandoned

OTHER WORDS FROM self-abandoned

self-abandonment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for self-abandoned

  • The village itself was not far off, and sufficiently illustrated the condition of its unfortunate and self-abandoned occupants.

    The Oregon Trail|Francis Parkman, Jr.
  • How I wished that he was self-abandoned and even weak, so that he should have need of me, of my caress, of my tears!