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Synonyms for lost
lɔst, lɒstlost

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  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. Carl Force:

    I'm sorry, I lost it and I don't understand a lot of it.

  2. Ahmed Sabah:

    Water became scarce and boats stopped coming to the area and after that our animals started to lose weight and then die. We gave them medicine, but in vain, they return home to lay on straw and die. We often slaughter them and we have to burn animals we find dead in the water .... We have lost a large number of our animals.

  3. Kate Thomas:

    For women, if the emotional connection is lost in a relationship, that can color how much sexual desire there is.

  4. Magdymar Leon:

    What are the implications? One is that the individual doesn't have the means to control a decision to have children or not. That right is lost. On the other hand, the ability to protect oneself from sexually transmitted diseases is also lost.

  5. David Farmer:

    You've got rural communities that have lost their major employers and nobody has really been able to solve that problem. Then they latch onto this guy who just wants to blow it all up, and I think you see that with LePage and you certainly see it with Trump.

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