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Synonyms for wasting
ˈweɪ stɪŋwast·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cachexia, cachexy, wastingnoun

    any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease

    Synonyms:
    cachexia, atrophy, cachexy, wasting away

  2. atrophy, wasting, wasting awaynoun

    a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse

    Synonyms:
    cachexia, withering, cachexy, wasting away, atrophy

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wastingnoun

    Synonyms:
    decay, decline, consumption, marasmus, emaciation, atrophy, tabes, PHTHISIS

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  1. wastingnoun

    Synonyms:
    squandering, dissipation, prodigality, improvidence, emaciation, decline

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How to use wasting in a sentence?

  1. Adam Andrzejewski:

    Everyone is under the impression that the EPA is spending money to ‘clean the environment.’ But, it turns out EPA is running a $160 million PR Machine, $715 million police agency, a near $1 billion employment agency for seniors, and a $1.2 billion in-house law firm, the EPA wasting $160 million on public relations dwarfs our recent exposure of their high-end furniture purchases ($92 million).

  2. RVM:

    Rather than wasting time on yesterday that is gone, it is better to invest your time in Tomorrow that is not yet born.

  3. Alan Watts:

    If you say that getting the money is the most important thing, you’ll spend your life completely wasting your time. You’ll be doing things you don’t like doing in order to go on living, that is to go on doing things you don’t like doing, which is stupid.

  4. Tony Blair, Speech to the Labor Party Conference 3 October 1995:

    …instead of wasting hundreds of millions of pounds on compulsory ID cards as the Tory Right demand, let that money provide thousands of extra police officers on the beat in our local communities.

  5. Patricia Deesy:

    There is a company that has a safe box that comes with a neutralizing solution in it that can be used for wasting narcotics, but I have yet to see anyone use it.

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