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Definition 1: (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where wasted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm

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Definition 2: not used to good advantage - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wasted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • squandered money cannot be replaced
  • a wasted effort

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(wasted is similar to ...) no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered

"a lost child" "lost friends" "his lost book" "lost opportunities"

Definition 3: very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wasted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

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(wasted is similar to ...) lacking excess flesh

"you can't be too rich or too thin" "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"

Definition 4: serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where wasted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

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(wasted is similar to ...) lacking in usefulness or value

"a worthless idler"

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