- v spend thoughtlessly; throw away
He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends
- v use inefficiently or inappropriately
- v get rid of
- v run off as waste
- v get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
- v spend extravagantly
- v lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
- v cause to grow thin or weak
- v cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
- v become physically weaker
- s serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
advice is wasted words
- s not used to good advantage
a wasted effort
- a (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
- s very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration
- From the rubble of a wasted life, he overcame alcoholism and founded the 12-step program that has helped millions of others do the same.
- Nothing inspires scorn like wasted fameor kills nuance like a fire-engine-red bra.
- All our unnecessarily generated company waste adds up to unnecessarily wasted company cash.
News & Articles
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The Blackhawks wasted little time putting the pressure on the Bruins in Game 2.
June 16, 2013 - New England Sports Network
- WWE Payback: Will Punk's Return Equal Jericho's Redemption?
Just over a year ago, Chris Jericho made his return to World Wrestling Entertainment and wasted little time in setting his sights on the man known to fans across the globe as "The Best in the World," CM Punk . After all, it had been Jericho who first took to referring to himself as the best, and now Punk was providing opposition to that claim. The program developed quickly and the rivalry led to ...
June 16, 2013 - Bleacher Report
- UK Promoter Says Drew McIntyre Is Being Wasted In WWE
Owner of UK based British Championship Wrestling, Graham McKay, recently appeared on The Big WrestleShark Show . Here are some highlights. Drew McIntyre: “He’s getting wasted in WWE. You look at the 3MB set up: three of the best guys they’ve got in that company and they are totally wrecking them.
June 15, 2013 - The Wrestling News Page
- Raymond Domenech in National
I'm sad for all the fans and everyone who support the French team,Domenech said. "It's the hard and harsh reality of our situation. So I have a genuine sense of sadness. We wasted too much energy [in the events preceding the match]. It is...
- Barack Obama in Sydney Morning Herald
We have already identified two trillion dollars in savings over the next decade,Obama said, who will unveil his first budget on Thursday. "We'll eliminate the no-bid contracts that have wasted billions in Iraq, and reform our defence...
- Mitch McConnell in The Hill
Taxpayers are in no mood to have a single dollar wasted, but it's not yet been explained how their tax dollars will be protected and not wasted in a rush to spend their money,McConnell said. "The American people need to know if their money...