HyperDic: lost

English > 10 senses of the word lost:
ADJECTIVEalllostno longer in your possession or control
alllost, confused, disorientedhaving lost your bearings
alllostspiritually or physically doomed or destroyed
alllostnot gained or won
alllostincapable of being recovered or regained
alllost, missednot caught with the senses or the mind
alllost, bemused, preoccupieddeeply absorbed in thought
alllost, baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, mazed, mixed-up, at seaperplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
alllost, helplessunable to function
NOUNgrouplost, doomedpeople who are destined to die soon
lost > pronunciation
Soundslao'st
Rhymesaccost ... Pentecost: 12 rhymes with aost...
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 1
Meaningno longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered.
Examples
  • "a lost child"
  • "lost friends"
  • "his lost book"
  • "lost opportunities"
Narrowermislaid, misplacedLost temporarily
missingnot able to be found
squandered, wastednot used to good advantage
stray(of an animal) having no home or having wandered away from home
strayingUnable to find your way
See alsolostspiritually or physically doomed or destroyed
Oppositefoundcome upon unexpectedly / unexpectedly or after searching
Spanishperdido
Catalanperdut
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving lost your bearings; confused / confused / confused as to time or place or personal identity.
Synonymsconfused, disoriented
Broaderunorientednot having position or goal / goal definitely set or ascertained
Spanishatolondrado, desorientado, perdido
Catalanconfós, desorientat, perdut
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 3
Meaningspiritually or physically doomed or destroyed.
Examples
  • "lost souls"
  • "a lost generation"
  • "a lost ship"
  • "the lost platoon"
Narrowercursed, damned, doomed, unredeemed, unsavedIn danger of the eternal punishment of Hell
destroyed, ruinedDestroyed physically or morally
See alsocursed, curstdeserving a curse
lostno longer in your possession or control
unregenerate, unregeneratednot reformed morally or spiritually
Oppositesavedrescued
Spanishperdido
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot gained or won.
Examples
  • "a lost battle"
  • "a lost prize"
Narrowerconfiscate, forfeit, forfeitedsurrendered as a penalty
Oppositewonnot subject to defeat
Spanishperdido
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 5
Meaningincapable of being recovered or regained.
Example"his lost honor"
Broaderunrecoverable, irrecoverableincapable of being recovered or regained
Spanishperdido
Catalandesaparegut, esfumat, oblidat
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 6
Meaningnot caught with the senses or the mind.
Example"words lost in the din"
Synonymmissed
Broaderincomprehensible, uncomprehensibleDifficult to understand
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 7
MeaningDeeply absorbed in thought.
Example "lost in thought"
Synonymsbemused, preoccupied
BroaderthoughtfulExhibiting or characterized by careful thought
Spanishabsorto, despistada, despistado, distraída, ensimismado
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 8
Meaningperplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment.
Example "she felt lost on the first day of school"
Synonymsbaffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, mazed, mixed-up, at sea
BroaderperplexedFull of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment
Spanishconfusa, confuso, desconcertada, desconcertado, estupefacta, estupefacto, extrañada, extrañado, perpleja, perplejo, sorprendida, sorprendido
English > lost: 10 senses > adjective 9
MeaningUnable to function; without help.
Synonymhelpless
BroaderhopelessWithout hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success
Spanishincapaz, indefenso, ineficaz, inepto, inútil, perdido, vano
Catalanincapaç, indefens, ineficaç, inepte, inútil, va
English > lost: 10 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningPeople who are destined to die soon.
Synonymdoomed
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

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