- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. dissipated, immoral, reprobate, dissolute, depraved; lost; unbridled. See impurity, rashness, relinquishment, disuse.II(Roget's IV) modif.1. [Left uninhabited or unsupported]Syn. deserted, desolate, forsaken, desperate, surrendered, empty, given up, unused, vacated, left, vacant, neglected, relinquished, lonely, solitary, hopeless, cast aside, cast off, cast away, forgotten, repudiated, derelict, shunned, adrift, at the mercy of the elements, forlorn, at the mercy of one's enemies, mournful, avoided, outcast, rejected, helpless, unfortunate, alone, lorn, discarded, scorned, lost, doomed, friendless, wretched, in the hands of fate, eliminated, in the wastebasket*, thrown overboard*, out on a limb*, waiting at the church*, left hanging*, left in the lurch*, left in the cold*, left holding the bag*.Ant. inhabited*, used, cared for.2. [Having lost one's self-respect]III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.1. deserted given up, forgotten, left behind, rejected, stranded, forsaken, cast off, cast aside, discarded, destitute, forgotten, scorned, desolate, friendless.2. unrestrained unreserved, uncontrolled, dissolute, wild, loose, immoral, wicked, shameless, licentious, lewd, wanton.ANT.: 1. used, adopted, taken up, befriended. 2. restrained, reserved, moral, seemlyIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Having been given up and left alone: bereft, derelict, deserted, desolate, forlorn, forsaken, lorn. See KEEP. 2. Lacking in moral restraint: dissipated, dissolute, fast, gay, incontinent, licentious, profligate, rakish, unbridled, unconstrained, uncontrolled, ungoverned, uninhibited, unrestrained, wanton, wild. See RESTRAINT.
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