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wasted
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Concise Dictionary
wastes|wasted|wastingweɪst
noun
+any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted
+useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
+the trait of wasting resources
+an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation
+(law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
verb
+spend thoughtlessly; throw away
+use inefficiently or inappropriately
+get rid of
+run off as waste
+get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
+spend extravagantly
+lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
+cause to grow thin or weak
+devastate or ravage
+waste away
adj.
+located in a dismal or remote area; desolate
Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 squander, misuse, throw away, fritter away, misspend, splurge, dissipate, Slang blow:
Why I wasted so much time on him I'll never know. Don't waste your money on such frivolities.
2 Often, waste away. diminish, deteriorate, dwindle, decline, decay, atrophy, wither, shrink, weaken, become debilitated, fade, become enervated or enfeebled, regress, ebb, sink:
She is just wasting away, and I am seriously worried that she may not recover.
3 enervate, enfeeble, emaciate, gnaw, destroy, consume, debilitate, exhaust, disable:
Arkwright contracted a terrible wasting disease while in the tropics.
4 assassinate, murder, kill, Slang put away, rub out, US ice:
Don't worry, Boss, we'll waste Andy and you won't have no more trouble.
n.
5 misuse, misapplication, squandering, dissipation, misemployment, abuse, neglect:
What a terrible waste of talent to have such a person doing such lowly work! Do not let that genius go to waste.
6 wasting, extravagance, prodigality, wastefulness, squandering, indulgence, lavishness, profligacy, dissoluteness, improvidence, overindulgence:
Government waste is one of our biggest problems.
7 refuse, rubbish, garbage, dregs, debris, leavings, scrap, offscourings, sweepings, litter, Archaic orts, US and Canadian trash:
Techniques are being developed to process the waste in order to avoid using landfills, incineration, or dumping at sea.
8 wasteland, desert, wilderness, barrens, wilds, emptiness, vastness:
Beyond that system were vast wastes of uninhabited space.
adj.
9 extra, leftover, unused, superfluous, worthless, useless:
The waste food was usually fed to the animals.
10 barren, unproductive, unusable, unsalvageable, useless, unrecyclable, unprofitable, worthless:
The waste products of manufacture are a big problem.
11 lay waste. devastate, destroy, demolish, despoil, ruin, wreck, ravage, pillage, sack, plunder, loot, rob, strip, spoil, gut, ransack, wreak havoc (up)on, crush, raze, annihilate, eradicate, extirpate, wipe out:
These lands and cities, laid waste by the invaders, have never recovered.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 [only before noun] (of an action) unsuccessful because it does not produce the result you wanted: We had a wasted trip-they weren't in.
2 too thin, especially because of illness: thin wasted legs
3 (slang) strongly affected by alcohol or drugs: He went to a party and came home wasted.


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