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misspend

verb

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to use up carelessly
  • warned that a childhood spent hanging around indoors was a misspent youth indeed

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The first known use of misspend was in the 14th century

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“Misspend.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misspend. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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