wasted

adjective
wast·​ed | \ˈwā-stəd \

Definition of wasted 

1 : laid waste : ravaged

2 : impaired in strength or health : emaciated

3 archaic : gone by : elapsed the chronicle of wasted time— William Shakespeare

4 : unprofitably used, made, or expended wasted effort

5 slang : intoxicated from drugs or alcohol

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Examples of wasted in a Sentence

I saw him before the party and he was already wasted. a wasted frame—a shadow of the man he once was

First Known Use of wasted

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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wasted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of wasted

: not used, spent, etc., in a good, useful, or effective way

: very thin because of sickness or lack of food

: very drunk or affected by drugs

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