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wasted

adjective

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2 suffering extreme weight loss as a result of hunger or disease
  • a frail and wasted famine victim

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3 slang being under the influence of a recreational drug
  • the documentary portrays the comedian as someone who was often too wasted to function socially

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4 slang being under the influence of alcohol
  • unfortunately, his college years were largely spent getting wasted

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wasted

verb
past tense of waste

Synonyms & Antonyms of wasted (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to use up carelessly
  • he wasted his lottery winnings on booze-soaked nights with gold diggers

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2 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • one country attempting to waste another

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“Wasted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wasted. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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