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

Examples of wasted in a Sentence

  1. I saw him before the party and he was already wasted.

  2. a wasted frame—a shadow of the man he once was

First Known Use of wasted

15th century


WASTED Defined for English Language Learners

wasted

adjective

Definition of wasted for English Language Learners

  • : 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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