discarded discarded  /dɪs ˈkɑr dɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) thrown away

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Guiyu, China breaks down much of the world's discarded electronics, slowly poisoning itself in the processPhotographs by Chien-min Chung Reportage by Getty.
  2. Moreover, many of the embryos would otherwise be unceremoniously discarded.
  3. They quickly discarded that approach--too small-scale--in favor of something more ambitious: a 30-story urban farm with a greenhouse on every floor.

News

  1. Aurora fire started by careless smoker

    AURORA —A fire that displaced 10 families living in a condominium was caused by "carelessly discarded smoking materials," the Aurora Fire Department announced Wednesday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Top 8 Things You'll Miss About Classic Myspace

    Today that MySpace page that you so carelessly discarded in favor of your newer, shiner Facebook page will change forever MySpace's classic interface gets the boot today, so all you'll have are the memories of your carefully curated top eight and your spectacular collection of glitter GIFs. It's the end of an era, so feel free to blast the Vitamin C as you scroll. 1. You'll miss the feeling of ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Mashable

  3. Slaughtered horse found in Loxahatchee canal

    Authorities are searching for whoever discarded the remains of a slaughtered horse in a Loxahatchee canal.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "It is not going to be quite that easy to beat them," said Fletcher. "Aalborg might not be a household name, but this is the Champions League. It is a top-quality competition and they are a quality side. People might have discarded Aalborg,...
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Darren Fletcher Source: SkySports

  2. In this year's annual report Buffett said he had "reluctantly discarded the notion of my continuing to manage the portfolio after my death".
    on May 3, 2008 By: Buffett Source: Times Online

  3. "It's a crying shame that so many stem cells are discarded at birth," said Professor Boyd, who will approach the Therapeutic Goods Administration to oversee a protocol for extracting and freezing stem cells from multiple tissues.
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Richard Boyd Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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