adrift, avoided, cast aside, cast off, castaway, deserted, desolate, discarded, disowned, dispensed with, excluded, forgotten, forlorn, forsaken, friendless, given up, helpless, homeless, ignored, isolated, jettisoned, left, lonely, lonesome, neglected, on the fringe of society, outcast, rejected, relinquished, repudiated, scorned, scrapped, set adrift, shunned, solitary, thrown overboard, uncared for, unclaimed, unfortunate, unfriended, unowned, unpossessed, unwanted, wretched, written off
associated concepts: derelict property
careless, delinquent, disregardful, dutiless, failing in duty, faithless, faulty, heedless, improvident, inattentive, inconsiderate, indifferent, lax, neglectful, neglecting, regardless, remiss, slack, thoughtless, uncircumspect, unconcerned, unfaithful, unheedful, unheeding, uninterested, unmindful, unobservant, unwatchful
displaced person, drifter, exile, fugitive, ne'er-do-well, outcast, pariah, scamp, tramper, vagrant, wanderer, wastrel
broken (unfulfilled), degenerate, delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), discard, disobedient, faithless, lax, negligent, pariah, recreant, remiss
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.In poor condition; neglected; abandoned.n.(1) A homeless person.(2) A boat abandoned on the sea whose master and crew are not expected to return.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
Something or someone who is abandoned, such as a ship left to drift at sea or a homeless person ignored by family and society.Category: Business, LLCs & CorporationsCategory: Divorce & Family LawCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
1 n. Archaic An object that has been abandoned by its owner; an individual who is homeless, drunk or disorderly.2 adj. Of property, that it is abandoned; of a person, that he is remiss in his duties.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.