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ˈweɪ stɪdwast·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wastedadjective

    serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

    "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"

  2. squandered, wastedadjective

    not used to good advantage

    "squandered money cannot be replaced"; "a wasted effort"

  3. atrophied, wasted, diminishedadjective

    (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use

    "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"

  4. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wastedadjective

    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

Wiktionary

  1. wastedadjective

    Not profitably used.

  2. wastedadjective

    Ravaged or deteriorated.

  3. wastedadjective

    Emaciated and haggard.

  4. wastedadjective

    very drunk or stoned.

  5. wastedadjective

    low weight-for-height (for a person).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wasted

    of Waste

Freebase

  1. Wasted

    Wasted is an L.A. Guns EP featuring singer Ralph Saenz, who has since become the vocalist for Steel Panther.

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wasted in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wasted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of wasted in a Sentence

  1. Scott Stringer:

    Had the President taken this threat seriously and put people's health before his political interests, he would have acted immediately, instead, he wasted months of time -- and spent it talking about how coronavirus was a' Democratic hoax' and how the problem would disappear' like a miracle.' It was wrong, it was reckless, it cost lives.

  2. Neal McCluskey:

    It would deal with the problem of student debt, but it exacerbates a whole bunch of other problems to the point I don’t think it would be a net gain, I actually think it may be a net loss, you may not see prices rising as much, but you will still see huge amounts of wasted money, as people are encouraged to consume more education, and they’ll do it less efficiently as they aren’t presented with a price.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.

  4. Muhammad Ali:

    The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.

  5. Carl Hall:

    The amount of time that is spent in that 911 center getting to the right location is time wasted getting responders to the scene.

Images & Illustrations of wasted

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