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OTHER WORDS FROM wastedwast·ed·ness, nounun·wast·ed, adjective
Words nearby wasted
Definition for wasted (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), wast·ed, wast·ing.
verb (used without object), wast·ed, wast·ing.
Origin of waste
SYNONYMS FOR waste
OTHER WORDS FROM wastewast·a·ble, adjectivewaste·less, adjectiveout·waste, verb (used with object), out·wast·ed, out·wast·ing.un·wast·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH wastewaist waste
Example sentences from the Web for wasted
Excited, Shaheen wasted no time and began interviewing surgeons, deciding upon Dr. Curtis Crane in Greenbrae, California.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.|James Joiner|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prosecutor Alessandro Leopizzi wasted no time in repeating the transcript to ask Schettino to confirm his words.The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An American general who “wasted” troops was looked on very unkindly by the civilian population and by the troops themselves.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Numerous drug companies have spent (i.e., wasted) hundreds of millions of dollars proving this fact.
It is a precious opportunity to strike a blow unto the very heart of the wedding-industrial complex and must not be wasted.
The divine arts are too good to be wasted in a twentieth century drawing-room!The Champagne Standard|Mrs. John Lane
Was it only the wasted strength which had returned to him in his sleep?The Ancient Law|Ellen Glasgow
His brother Laurence—wasted—all through women—atrophy of willpower!Five Tales|John Galsworthy
Sir Geoffry threw back his overcoat from his wasted form as he sat down.Johnny Ludlow, Second Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
But the wasted, flushed, hungry-eyed traveller is putting the miles behind him.Bonaventure|George Washington Cable
British Dictionary definitions for wasted (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for wasted (2 of 2)
- the useless products of metabolism
- indigestible food residue
- of or denoting the useless products of metabolism
- of or denoting indigestible food residue
Derived forms of wastewastable, adjective
Word Origin for waste
Medical definitions for wasted
Scientific definitions for wasted
Idioms and Phrases with wasted
In addition to the idioms beginning with waste
- waste away
- waste not, want not
- waste one's breath
- go to waste
- haste makes waste
- lay waste