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Adjective: wasted  weys-tid
  1. Serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
    "advice is wasted words";
    - otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous
     
  2. Not used to good advantage
    "a wasted effort";
    - squandered
     
  3. (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
    "partial paralysis resulted in a wasted left arm";
    - atrophied, diminished
     
  4. Very thin especially from disease, hunger or cold
    "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration";
    - bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal
     
  5. Very drunk
    "I had travelling money and got wasted in the bar downstairs";
    - besotted [archaic], blind drunk, blotto, crocked [N. Amer], cockeyed, fuddled, loaded [N. Amer], pie-eyed, pixilated, plastered, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, stiff, tight, wet, stinko, fried [N. Amer], bladdered [Brit], lit, swacked [N. Amer], juiced [N. Amer], paralytic [Brit], stonkered [Austral, NZ], hammered, out of it [Brit], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up, mullered [Brit], trolleyed [Brit], blitzed, trashed, legless [Brit], steaming, three sheets to the wind, stewed, bombed, pickled, bevvied [Brit], drunk, pixillated, squiffed, half-seas-over [Brit]
Verb: waste  weyst
  1. Spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends";
    - blow, squander
     
  2. Use inefficiently or inappropriately
    "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
     
  3. Get rid of
    "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
     
  4. Run off as waste
    "The water wastes back into the ocean";
    - run off
     
  5. Get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
    "the double agent was wasted";
    - neutralize, neutralise [Brit], liquidate, knock off, do in
     
  6. Spend extravagantly
    "waste not, want not";
    - consume, squander, ware [archaic]
     
  7. Lose vigour, health, or flesh, as through grief
    - pine away, languish
     
  8. Cause to grow thin or weak
    "The treatment wasted him";
    - emaciate, macerate
     
  9. Cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
    "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion";
    - lay waste to, devastate, desolate, ravage, scourge, lay waste
     
  10. Become physically weaker
    "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world";
    - rot

See also: drunk, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, lean, lost, meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], thin, worthless

Type of: apply, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, course, debilitate, degenerate, destroy, deteriorate, devolve, discard, dispose, drain, drop, employ, enfeeble, expend, feed, fling, flow, kill, put away, ruin, run, spend, spifflicate, spiflicate, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out, use, utilise [Brit], utilize, weaken

Antonym: conserve

Encyclopedia: Wasted

Waste, radioactive