HyperDic: wasted

English > 4 senses of the word wasted:
ADJECTIVEallwasted, otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluousserving no useful purpose
allwasted, squanderednot used to good advantage
allwasted, atrophied, diminished(of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
allwasted, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletalvery thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
wasted > pronunciation
Soundswey'stahd; wey'stihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > wasted: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningServing no useful purpose; having no excuse for being.
Example "advice is wasted words"
Synonymsotiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous
Broaderworthlesslacking in usefulness or value
Spanishincapaz, ineficaz, inepto, inútil, vano
Catalanincapaç, ineficaç, inepte, inútil, va
English > wasted: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot used to good advantage.
Example "a wasted effort"
Synonymsquandered
Broaderlostno longer in your possession or control
Spanishdesaprovechado, desperdiciado
English > wasted: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use.
Synonymsatrophied, diminished
Oppositehypertrophied, enlarged(of an organ or body part) excessively enlarged as a result of increased size in the constituent cells
Spanishatrofiado
English > wasted: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningVery thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.
Example "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
Synonymscadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal
Broaderthin, leanlacking excess flesh
Spanishcadavérico, chupado, consumido, delgaducho, demacrada, demacrado, descarnado, enclenque, enjuto, escuálido, esquelético, huesudo, macilenta, macilento, raquítico, seco
Catalancadavèric, consumit, demacrat, descarnat, escanyolit, escarransit, esquelètic, magre, ossut, raquític, ressec, sec, xuclat

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