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Synonyms for lost
lɔst, lɒst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doomed, lost(adj)

    people who are destined to die soon

    "the agony of the doomed was in his voice"

    Synonyms:
    doomed

    Antonyms:
    recovered(p), recoverable, hopeful, blessed, thoughtless, ransomed, reclaimed, rescued, found, comprehendible, saved, won, salvageable, comprehensible, unperplexed, redeemed, oriented, orientated

  2. lost(adj)

    no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered

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

    Synonyms:
    missed, confounded, helpless, deep in thought(p), mixed-up, bewildered, baffled, mazed, disoriented, lost(p), bemused, befuddled, confused, at sea, preoccupied

    Antonyms:
    blessed, saved, recoverable, found, thoughtless, comprehendible, oriented, ransomed, comprehensible, orientated, won, salvageable, redeemed, reclaimed, rescued, recovered(p), hopeful, unperplexed

  3. confused, disoriented, lost(adj)

    having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity

    "I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway"; "the anesthetic left her completely disoriented"

    Synonyms:
    befuddled, lost(p), mixed-up, disoriented, disordered, bemused, deep in thought(p), scattered, preoccupied, at sea, illogical, anomic, disconnected, unconnected, missed, baffled, alienated, upset, confounded, broken, disjointed, helpless, garbled, mazed, bewildered, confused

    Antonyms:
    ransomed, rescued, won, orientated, recoverable, comprehensible, oriented, thoughtless, unperplexed, salvageable, comprehendible, redeemed, blessed, recovered(p), hopeful, saved, found, reclaimed

  4. lost(adj)

    spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed

    "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon"

    Synonyms:
    missed, confounded, helpless, deep in thought(p), mixed-up, bewildered, baffled, mazed, disoriented, lost(p), bemused, befuddled, confused, at sea, preoccupied

    Antonyms:
    ransomed, comprehendible, recoverable, comprehensible, orientated, unperplexed, reclaimed, found, saved, thoughtless, blessed, hopeful, rescued, oriented, redeemed, salvageable, recovered(p), won

  5. lost(adj)

    not gained or won

    "a lost battle"; "a lost prize"

    Synonyms:
    missed, confounded, helpless, deep in thought(p), mixed-up, bewildered, baffled, mazed, disoriented, lost(p), bemused, befuddled, confused, at sea, preoccupied

    Antonyms:
    recoverable, comprehensible, reclaimed, oriented, recovered(p), orientated, thoughtless, won, comprehendible, ransomed, rescued, found, hopeful, unperplexed, blessed, saved, redeemed, salvageable

  6. lost(adj)

    incapable of being recovered or regained

    "his lost honor"

    Synonyms:
    missed, confounded, helpless, deep in thought(p), mixed-up, bewildered, baffled, mazed, disoriented, lost(p), bemused, befuddled, confused, at sea, preoccupied

    Antonyms:
    orientated, recovered(p), redeemed, ransomed, unperplexed, recoverable, comprehensible, saved, rescued, comprehendible, oriented, reclaimed, found, salvageable, won, blessed, hopeful, thoughtless

  7. lost, missed(adj)

    not caught with the senses or the mind

    "words lost in the din"

    Synonyms:
    missed, confounded, helpless, deep in thought(p), mixed-up, bewildered, baffled, mazed, disoriented, lost(p), bemused, befuddled, confused, at sea, preoccupied

    Antonyms:
    found, recovered(p), redeemed, unperplexed, thoughtless, rescued, ransomed, recoverable, comprehensible, blessed, salvageable, hopeful, oriented, orientated, comprehendible, saved, won, reclaimed

  8. bemused, deep in thought(p), lost(p), preoccupied(adj)

    deeply absorbed in thought

    "as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class"; "lost in thought"; "a preoccupied frown"

    Antonyms:
    thoughtless, hopeful, orientated, comprehendible, recovered(p), recoverable, won, unperplexed, reclaimed, oriented, blessed, redeemed, ransomed, comprehensible, salvageable, found, saved, rescued

  9. baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea(adj)

    perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment

    "obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"

    Synonyms:
    scattered, befuddled, helpless, lost(p), mixed-up, disoriented, woolly, bemused, deep in thought(p), disjointed, disordered, preoccupied, at sea, illogical, woolly-headed, missed, confused, disconnected, unconnected, addled, muddled, baffled, upset, befogged, confounded, muzzy, wooly-minded, broken, wooly, garbled, mazed, bewildered

    Antonyms:
    ransomed, orientated, won, oriented, blessed, comprehendible, recovered(p), recoverable, salvageable, comprehensible, saved, reclaimed, found, rescued, unperplexed, thoughtless, redeemed, hopeful

  10. helpless, lost(adj)

    unable to function; without help

    Synonyms:
    befuddled, lost(p), mixed-up, disoriented, bemused, deep in thought(p), preoccupied, at sea, missed, confused, incapacitated, baffled, confounded, helpless, mazed, bewildered

    Antonyms:
    reclaimed, comprehendible, comprehensible, ransomed, hopeful, salvageable, found, won, blessed, orientated, redeemed, recovered(p), recoverable, saved, rescued, thoughtless, unperplexed, oriented

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lost(a)

    Synonyms:
    forfeited, missing, derelict, adrift, misspent, misemployed, wasted, irreclaimable, incorrigible, abandoned, preoccupied, abstracted, absent-minded

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lost":

    loss, iost, missed, wasted, lose, losing, missing, perdue, forfeited, confused, losses, foregone, gone, disappeared, doomed, fuddled, outof, dropped

How to pronounce lost?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say lost in sign language?

  1. lost

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How to use lost in a sentence?

  1. James Corden:

    While we're filming this, it's still unknown what the motives were, what we do know at this point is that people have lost their lives and many, many more have been injured.

  2. Jennifer Love Hewitt:

    This is me forever..bawling my eyes out. Cant believe what happened, my dad whispered you made itbefore I walked up and I lost it. I love my family so much. Without them I wouldnt be here today. Thank you to my team and everyone who got me here. Gonna cry happy tears all night. AHHHHHH.

  3. Brooks Hays:

    Fill your mouth with marbles and make a speech. Every day reduce the number of marbles in your mouth and make a speech. You will soon become an accredited public speaker -- as soon as you have lost all your marbles.

  4. Nikhil Bhatnagar:

    We believe that the increase in tax revenue would be lost in the increased healthcare costs.

  5. Pablo Blanco:

    My friend Frank can't even come here, the memories just come up to him of friends and family he's lost.


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