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wast·ed

 (wā′stĭd)
adj.
1. Not profitably used or maintained: a wasted inheritance.
2. Needless or superfluous: These are wasted words.
3. Deteriorated; ravaged: a wasted landscape.
4. Frail and enfeebled, as from prolonged illness; emaciated.
5. Slang Drunk or intoxicated.
6. Archaic Having elapsed.

wasted

(ˈweɪstɪd)
adj
1. not exploited or taken advantage of: a wasted opportunity.
2. useless or unprofitable: wasted effort.
3. (Medicine) physically enfeebled and emaciated: a thin wasted figure.
4. (Recreational Drugs) slang showing signs of habitual drug abuse

wast•ed

(ˈweɪ stɪd)

adj.
1. useless; unavailing: wasted efforts.
2. physically debilitated; enfeebled: the wasted bodies of the hostages.
3. Slang. overcome by the influence of alcohol or drugs.
4. Archaic. (of time) gone by.
[1400–50]
wast′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wasted - serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being; "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"
worthless - lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"
2.wasted - not used to good advantage; "squandered money cannot be replaced"; "a wasted effort"
lost - no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child"; "lost friends"; "his lost book"; "lost opportunities"
3.wasted - (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 an atrophied left arm"
4.wasted - very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

wasted

adjective
1. useless, unnecessary, pointless, needless I'm sorry you had a wasted journey.
2. missed, lost, blown (informal), neglected, squandered a wasted opportunity to help
3. emaciated, weak, weakened, withered, frail, skeletal, shrivelled, shrunken, atrophied, scrawny, wizened exercises designed to help build up his wasted limbs

wasted

adjective
Translations
mal aprovechado

wasted

[ˈweɪstɪd] ADJ
1. (= lost, useless) [opportunity] → desaprovechado, desperdiciado; [effort] → inútil; [years] → perdido
at least it hadn't been an entirely wasted daypor lo menos no había sido un día completamente perdido
I'm afraid you've had a wasted journeyme temo que has hecho un viaje inútil or en vano
a vote for them is a wasted votevotar por ellos es desaprovechar el voto
2. (= thin) [person] → consumido; [muscle] → atrofiado; [arm, leg, hand] → atrofiado, inútil
3.
3.1. (from drugs) → destrozado
3.2. (from drink) → borracho
to get wastedemborracharse

wasted

[ˈweɪstɪd] adj
to have a wasted journey → faire un voyage pour rien
I'm sorry you had a wasted journey → Je suis désolé que vous ayez fait le voyage pour rien.
(= weak) [person] → affaibli(e)waste disposal n (British)traitement m des déchetswaste disposal unit waste disposal, waste disposer (British) nbroyeur m à ordures

wasted

adj
I’ve had a wasted journeyich bin umsonst hingefahren; a vote for him is a wasted voteihn zu wählen heißt eine Stimme verschenken
(= emaciated) organs, musclesgeschwächt; (inf: = worn out) → verbraucht, ausgelaugt (inf)
(sl: = drunk, high) → dicht (sl), → platt (sl), → breit (sl)

wasted

[ˈweɪstɪd] adj
a. (efforts) → sprecato/a, inutile
b. (face, from disease, starvation) → scarno/a; (limbs, from disease) → atrofizzato/a

wasted

a. desgastado-a, malgastado-a; [person] demacrado-a; consumido-a.
References in classic literature ?
A year seems very long to wait before I see them, but remind them that while we wait we may all work, so that these hard days need not be wasted.
An explanation would be wasted on you," said Professor Bumper stiffly.
He must once have been a very strong man, but now his great frame, with big, knotty joints, had a wasted look, and the skin was drawn tight over his high cheekbones.