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

Origin of self-abandoned

First recorded in 1830–35; self- + abandoned

Other words from self-abandoned

  • self-abandonment, noun

Words Nearby self-abandoned Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use self-abandoned in a sentence

  • 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!