Definition for misspent (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), mis·spent, mis·spend·ing.
Examples from the Web for misspent
And in 2008, a U.S. official told The Guardian that as much as 70 percent of U.S. military aid had been “misspent.”
And for me—I'm not that presoomtious to think I can square up a misspent life as a man might compound wi's creditors.Juliana Horatia Ewing And Her Books|Horatia K. F. Eden
Not to seek to change the stern decree; not to annul those bitter phrases: his dissolute career—the memory of his misspent youth!Satan Sanderson|Hallie Erminie Rives
He rejected all modern forensic experience with scorn, declaring that he had misspent his youth in such studies.
Gone into the dim recesses of the past, leaving its record of misspent hours, false hopes, and disappointed expectations.Rolling Stones|O. Henry
See how our time has been misspent—behold how the golden opportunity is lost—perhaps, never to be regained!The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5)|John Marshall