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Synonyms for lost
lɔst, lɒstlost

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. doomed, lostadjective

    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. lostadjective

    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, lostadjective

    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. lostadjective

    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. lostadjective

    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. lostadjective

    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, missedadjective

    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), preoccupiedadjective

    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 seaadjective

    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, lostadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lostadjective

    Synonyms:
    missing, not to be found

  2. lostadjective

    Synonyms:
    forfeited, missed

  3. lostadjective

    Synonyms:
    misspent, wasted, squandered, dissipated, thrown away

  4. lostadjective

    Synonyms:
    bewildered, confused, perplexed, puzzled, distracted, benighted, posed, nonplussed, at a loss, at fault, in a maze, in the dark

  5. lostadjective

    Synonyms:
    abstracted, preoccupied, absent, absent-minded, dreamy, napping

  6. lostadjective

    Synonyms:
    depraved, corrupt, abandoned, profligate, dissolute, reprobate, graceless, shameless, obdurate, hardened, incorrigible, irreclaimable

  7. lostadjective

    Synonyms:
    ruined, destroyed, perished, gone, vanished, disappeared, departed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lostadjective

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

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How to use lost in a sentence?

  1. Julie Bishop:

    We want to ensure that they retain their sovereignty, that they have sustainable economies and that they are not trapped into unsustainable debt outcomes. The trap can then be a debt-for-equity swap and they have lost their sovereignty.

  2. Ron Sydor:

    There's a lot of history that has been lost, and it's important that a true history is taught.

  3. Aventura Major Michael Bentolila:

    It's the most heartbreaking thing I have ever witnessed. Moms, kids, yelling screaming, falling, tripping, kids - lost in the fray - amid the chaos and running around blindly in search of their parents.

  4. Sean Pearson:

    It might be one of the only ways that they can recoup the revenue that's been lost throughout this whole thing, i think as long as tables are at an appropriate distance and crowds are managed and maintained and ... the level of cleanliness is upheld, I think it's totally fine.

  5. Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.:

    A sweet thing, for whatever time,to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost.


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