wasted

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adjective wast·ed \ˈwā-stəd\

Definition of wasted

  1. 1 :  laid waste :  ravaged

  2. 2 :  impaired in strength or health :  emaciated

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

  4. 4 :  unprofitably used, made, or expended wasted effort

  5. 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

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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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