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squan·dered

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squandered, wastedadjective

    not used to good advantage

    "squandered money cannot be replaced"; "a wasted effort"

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, wasted, bony, haggard, atrophied, skeletal, cadaverous, emaciated, otiose, pointless, senseless, diminished, gaunt, purposeless, pinched

    Antonyms:
    found

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  1. List of paraphrases for "squandered":

    wasted, missed, dissipated

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3907missed
#12442wasted
#17621skeletal
#17833diminished
#18270pointless
#31681haggard
#35057senseless
#35699superfluous
#40094bony
#45025pinched
#46430dissipated
#49528gaunt
#54883squandered
#89296emaciated
#148311purposeless
#149128atrophied
#194565cadaverous

How to use squandered in a sentence?

  1. Diane Mauzy:

    (He is) a real rarity in the developing world - and developed too - that has seen public finances and resources squandered by corrupt elites.

  2. John Boehner:

    President Obama has cemented President Obama legacy of lawlessness and squandered what little credibility President Obama had left.

  3. George Best:

    I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Life resembles a ten-thousand-piece puzzle; you can comprehend the view when missing a few pieces; but the image becomes distorted when several are forfeited or squandered.

  5. Christopher Moriates:

    Many times the assumption seems to be that these patients use their inhalers outside of the hospital so they already know how to do so, but this study and others have shown this is not true and the vast majority of these patients actively misuse their inhalers, the astonishing thing is these patients often spend a few days in the hospital, receiving respiratory therapies multiple times each day, so lack of effective inhaler teaching during hospitalization is a foolishly squandered golden opportunity.


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