Synonyms of lost in English:



  • 2 I think we're lost
    off course, off track, disorientated, having lost one's bearings, going around in circles, adrift, at sea, astray
  • 3 a lost opportunity
    missed, forfeited, neglected, wasted, squandered, gone by the boards
    informal down the drain
  • 4 lost traditions
    bygone, past, former, one-time, previous, old, olden, departed, vanished, forgotten, consigned to oblivion, extinct, dead, gone
  • 5 lost species and habitats
    extinct, died out, defunct, vanished, gone; destroyed, wiped out, ruined, wrecked, exterminated, eradicated
  • 6 a lost cause
    hopeless, beyond hope, futile, forlorn, failed, beyond remedy, beyond recovery
  • 8 lost in thought
    engrossed, absorbed, rapt, immersed, deep, intent, engaged, wrapped up

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