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 (lō′zəl, lo͞o′-, lŏz′əl)
n. Archaic
One that is worthless.

[Middle English, from lōsen, past participle of lēsen, to lose, from Old English -lēosan; see lorn.]


a worthless person
(of a person) worthless, useless, or wasteful
[C14: from losen, from the past participle of lose]


(ˈloʊ zəl, ˈlu-, ˈlɒz əl)
a worthless person; scoundrel.
[1325–75; Middle English: literally, one who is lost =los-, past participle s. of lose + -el -le]
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Ttofi MM, Farrington DP, Losel F, Loeber R (2011) Do the victims of school bullies tend to become depressed later in life?
The three convicts were convicted for embezzling more than Nu 10.6mn from the Losel Cinema Hall in Gelephu.
Esta solidamente probado que las victimas del acoso presentan mayores problemas emocionales, principalmente depresion y ansiedad, mientras que los agresores muestran un patron de problemas externalizantes (Cook, Williams, Guerra & Kim 2010; Olweus, 2013; Ttofi, Farrington & Losel, 2011).
Even in adulthood, some victims report negative emotions associated with childhood bullying (Beltran-Catalan, Zych, & Ortega-Ruiz, 2015) and depression later in life (Ttofi, Farrington, Losel, & Loeber, 2011).
(6.) Martin Schmucker and Friedrich Losel, "The Effects of Sexual Offender Treatment on Recidivism: An International Meta-Analysis of Sound Quality Evaluations," Journal of Experimental Criminology 11, no.
Bullies appear to have increased risk of involvement in criminality later in life (Ttofi, Farrington, & Losel, 2012) and illicit drug use (Niemela et al., 2011).
Longitudinal studies have found that disorders resulting from bullying behaviour and victimization also tend to continue into adulthood (Bender & Losel, 2011; Copeland et al., 2013; Ouellet-Morin et al., 2013; Sourander, 2010; Wolke, Copeland, Angold, & Costello, 2013).
According to Akinci & Losel (2009), reductions in the contents of soluble carbohydrates under water deficit conditions indicate the limited osmoregulatory potential of the plants, and this probable reduction in the leaf contents of soluble carbohydrates is related to the consumption of these compounds to guarantee the survival of the species under adverse environmental conditions.
Do total de artigos analisados, seis apresentaram a conceituacao de bullying explicitamente (Barker et al., 2008; Bender & Losel, 2011; Luukkonen et al., 2011; Olweus, 2011; Sourander et al., 2007; Sourander et al., 2011), com base na definicao proposta por Olweus (1993, 2013).
Losel et al., "Hypothermic injury: the mitochondrial calcium, ATP and ROS love-hate triangle out of balance," Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, vol.