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ADJECTIVE (4)

1. serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being;
- Example: "otiose lines in a play"
- Example: "advice is wasted words"
- Example: "a pointless remark"
- Example: "a life essentially purposeless"
- Example: "senseless violence"
[syn: otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wasted]

2. not used to good advantage;
- Example: "squandered money cannot be replaced"
- Example: "a wasted effort"
[syn: squandered, wasted]

3. (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use;
- Example: "partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"
[syn: atrophied, wasted, diminished]

4. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold;
- Example: "emaciated bony hands"
- Example: "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"
- Example: "eyes were haggard and cavernous"
- Example: "small pinched faces"
- Example: "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
[syn: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Waste \Waste\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Wasting.] [OE. wasten, OF. waster, guaster, gaster, F. g[^a]ter to spoil, L. vastare to devastate, to lay waste, fr. vastus waste, desert, uncultivated, ravaged, vast, but influenced by a kindred German word; cf. OHG. wuosten, G. w["u]sten, AS. w[=e]stan. See Waste, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. To bring to ruin; to devastate; to desolate; to destroy. [1913 Webster] Thou barren ground, whom winter's wrath hath wasted, Art made a mirror to behold my plight. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] The Tiber Insults our walls, and wastes our fruitful grounds. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To wear away by degrees; to impair gradually; to diminish by constant loss; to use up; to consume; to spend; to wear out. [1913 Webster] Until your carcasses be wasted in the wilderness. --Num. xiv. 33. [1913 Webster] O, were I able To waste it all myself, and leave ye none! --Milton. [1913 Webster] Here condemned To waste eternal days in woe and pain. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Wasted by such a course of life, the infirmities of age daily grew on him. --Robertson. [1913 Webster] 3. To spend unnecessarily or carelessly; to employ prodigally; to expend without valuable result; to apply to useless purposes; to lavish vainly; to squander; to cause to be lost; to destroy by scattering or injury. [1913 Webster] The younger son gathered all together, and . . . wasted his substance with riotous living. --Luke xv. 13. [1913 Webster] Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. --Gray. [1913 Webster] 4. (Law) To damage, impair, or injure, as an estate, voluntarily, or by suffering the buildings, fences, etc., to go to decay. [1913 Webster] Syn: To squander; dissipate; lavish; desolate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wasted adj 1: 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" [syn: otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wasted] 2: not used to good advantage; "squandered money cannot be replaced"; "a wasted effort" [syn: squandered, wasted] 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 an atrophied left arm" [syn: atrophied, wasted, diminished] [ant: enlarged, hypertrophied] 4: 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" [syn: bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

157 Moby Thesaurus words for "wasted": Sanforized, ablated, acarpous, arid, atrophied, attenuated, ausgespielt, bankrupt, barren, blasted, blighted, brittle, broken, burned-out, burnt up, by the board, cadaverous, celibate, childless, consumed, corky, corpselike, depleted, desert, desiccated, desolate, desolated, destroyed, devastated, devitalized, disabled, dissipated, done for, done in, down the drain, down-and-out, drained, dried-up, dry, eaten up, effete, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated, enervated, enfeebled, eroded, eviscerated, exhausted, expended, fallen, fallow, fatigued, finished, forfeit, forfeited, fruitless, gaunt, gelded, gone, gone to pot, gone to waste, haggard, hollow-eyed, impotent, impoverished, in ruins, incapacitated, ineffectual, infecund, infertile, irremediable, irretrievable, issueless, jejune, kaput, leached, long-lost, lost, lost to, marantic, marasmic, meager, menopausal, misspent, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific, out the window, overthrown, papery, parched, parchmenty, peaked, peaky, pinched, played out, poor, preshrunk, puny, ravaged, ruined, ruinous, run to seed, run-down, sapped, sear, sere, shriveled, shriveled up, shrunk, shrunken, sine prole, skeletal, spent, spoiled, squandered, starved, starveling, sterile, sucked dry, tabetic, tabid, teemless, thin, uncultivated, underfed, undernourished, undone, unfertile, unfruitful, unplowed, unproductive, unprolific, unsown, untilled, used, used up, virgin, waste, wasted away, weakened, weazened, weazeny, wilted, withered, without issue, wizen, wizen-faced, wizened, worn, worn away, worn-out, wraithlike, wrecked, wrinkled