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Synonyms for wasted
ˈweɪ stɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wasted(adj)

    serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

    "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"

    Synonyms:
    spare, gaunt, work-shy, supernumerary, diminished, unpointed, lazy, slothful, emaciated, pinched, surplus, cadaverous, superfluous, faineant, ineffectual, futile, mindless, witless, supererogatory, excess, redundant, nitwitted, insensible, haggard, senseless, purposeless, unavailing, reasonless, skeletal, pointless, atrophied, soft-witted, indolent, otiose, extra, bony, squandered

    Antonyms:
    fat, valuable, found

  2. squandered, wasted(adj)

    not used to good advantage

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

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

    Antonyms:
    fat, found, valuable

  3. atrophied, wasted, diminished(adj)

    (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use

    "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"

    Synonyms:
    pinched, senseless, otiose, diminished, atrophied, gaunt, squandered, purposeless, lessened, superfluous, skeletal, emaciated, vitiated, haggard, belittled, cadaverous, weakened, small, bony, pointless

    Antonyms:
    found, valuable, fat

  4. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted(adj)

    very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

    "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

    Synonyms:
    pinched, haggard, atrophied, in straitened circumstances(p), boney, osteal, diminished, drawn, nasal, senseless, gaunt, adenoidal, squandered, purposeless, penurious, hard up, otiose, penniless, osseous, superfluous, skeletal, cadaveric, cadaverous, careworn, raddled, bony, impecunious, worn, emaciated, pointless

    Antonyms:
    valuable, fat, found

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wasted":

    squandered, lost, missed, ruined, frittered, stoned, drunk

How to pronounce wasted?

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

How to say wasted in sign language?

  1. wasted

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1079lost
#1378extra
#3907missed
#4133excess
#4320ill
#4358sick
#4609drawn
#4981weak
#5952drunk
#6173spare
#7783surplus
#7827worn
#8215failing
#9125lazy
#11658delicate
#12423redundant
#12442wasted
#14236fragile
#14778exhausted
#15234nasal
#17621skeletal
#17833diminished
#18218ruined
#18270pointless
#18688mindless
#21933weakened
#23834unhealthy
#26975futile
#28403stoned
#31681haggard
#32523frail
#33192diseased
#35057senseless
#35699superfluous
#40094bony
#44199fainting
#44263boney
#45025pinched
#48311lessened
#49528gaunt
#53805unsound
#54883squandered
#61666ineffectual
#75520penniless
#80300indolent
#89296emaciated
#101823witless
#102330insensible
#109464unavailing
#112633osseous
#114369cadaveric
#114767slothful
#118122supernumerary
#133788belittled
#148311purposeless
#149128atrophied
#155827vitiated
#194565cadaverous
#226134frittered
#268536impecunious
#302251careworn
#313943penurious

How to use wasted in a sentence?

  1. Bam Margera:

    I was s ** tbag wasted every night, and eventually was like,' This has to stop.' Once I woke up in my own puke and piss, I knew I had to cut it off.

  2. Arthur Rimbaud:

    Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.

  3. Eduardo Paes:

    It is indeed a wasted opportunity.

  4. Keith Stroup:

    It’s a good move because it saves money that is being absolutely wasted at this point.

  5. Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche:

    Time is one of the few things man cannot influence. We all have a desire to create something that will show we were here. That we did something of value. Of course, timeless design is wasted if it cannot survive.

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