What are some alternative words for wasted?

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wasted

    Synonyms:
    delicate, diseased, emaciated, exhausted, failing, fainting, fragile, frail, ill, sick, unhealthy, unsound, weak, worn, worn down, worn out

    Antonyms:
    hale, healthful, healthy, hearty, hygienic, salubrious, salutary, sanitary, sound, strong, vigorous, well, wholesome

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#112633osseous
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#114767slothful
#118122supernumerary
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#148311purposeless
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#226134frittered
#268536impecunious
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#313943penurious

How to use wasted in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Malone:

    It is absurd that valuable parliamentary time is being wasted debating a matter raised as part of the American presidential election, for the UK to consider banning someone who made a statement in America, about American borders during a U.S. election campaign is ridiculous.

  2. Kathy Townsend:

    I'm really optimistic that we can actually get on top of this, future generations, they're going to look back at us and laugh and just say: 'How wasteful were they? Look at how much stuff that they just wasted!'.

  3. Nicolas Sarkozy:

    We must be merciless, the legal quibbling, precautions and pretexts for insufficient action are not acceptable. I demand that the government implement without delay the proposals we presented months ago. There is no more time to be wasted.

  4. Douglas Adams:

    Life is wasted on the living.

  5. Oliver Barron:

    Avoiding a crisis and the spread of systemic risk is always the number one priority of the government, this means that some companies that shouldn't be bailed out will be, perpetuating the current moral hazard and leading to wasted capital.

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