Synonyms of wasted in English:



  • 1 it was a wasted effort
    squandered, misspent, misdirected, misused, dissipated, frittered away; pointless, useless, unnecessary, needless, not needed
    informal blown, splurged
  • 2 a wasted opportunity
    missed, lost, past, forfeited, neglected, squandered, bungled, gone, gone by the board
    informal down the drain
  • 3 I'm wasted in this job
    underemployed, underused, too good for; abandoned, neglected, forgotten, disregarded, languishing
  • 4 his skinny wasted legs
    emaciated, atrophied, withered, shrivelled, weak, weakened, frail, shrunken, skeletal, rickety, scrawny, cadaverous, wilted, faded, flagging, deteriorating, degenerative; gaunt, haggard, wizened, undernourished, starved, half-starved
  • 5 informal everybody at the party was pretty wasted See drunk (adjective)
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