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spent

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verb
  1. simple past tense and past participle of spend.
  2. used up; consumed.
  3. tired; worn-out; exhausted.
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Related formswell-spent, adjective

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3. weary, drained, fagged.
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Examples from the Web for well-spent

Historical Examples

  • It were a well-spent journey, Though seven deaths lay between.

    Clare Avery

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • That good old umbrella after a well-spent life to get you into a trap like that.

    In Apple-Blossom Time

    Clara Louise Burnham

  • Meanwhile, he smoked and dwelt on the serene reminiscences of a well-spent life.

    The Huntress

    Hulbert Footner

  • How should an old man live his days if not in dreaming of his well-spent past?

    Five Tales

    John Galsworthy

  • Well, why should one not enjoy a merry evening after a well-spent day?

    A Doll's House

    Henrik Ibsen


British Dictionary definitions for well-spent

well-spent

adjective (well spent when postpositive)
  1. (of time or money) usefully or profitably spent or expended
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spent

verb
  1. the past tense and past participle of spend
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adjective
  1. used up or exhausted; consumed
  2. (of a fish) exhausted by spawning
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