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wasting

adjective

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wasting

verb
present participle of waste

Synonyms & Antonyms of wasting (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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The first known use of wasting was in the 13th century

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“Wasting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wasting. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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