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    wasted - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wasted

    Definition
    (adj) serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    Example Sentence
    • otiose lines in a play
    • advice is wasted words
    • a pointless remark
    • a life essentially purposeless
    • senseless violence
    Definition
    (adj) not used to good advantage
    Synonyms : squandered
    Example Sentence
    • squandered money cannot be replaced
    • a wasted effort
    Definition
    (adj) (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
    Synonyms : atrophied , diminished
    Example Sentence
    • partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm
    Definition
    (adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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