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Adjective
Thin or haggard, especially from hunger or disease
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“The second is the silent tears in the eyes of the parents as they watch their limp and wasted children.”
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Used or expended carelessly or to no purpose
“And yet how can one not regret wasted time, missed opportunities, failure, as well as happiness of a kind that one can never know again?”
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High on drugs
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Worn out
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Unnecessary or unfruitful
“A wasted opportunity to help.”
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Too good for
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Weak or lacking in strength
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Having sunken, dark ringed eyes demonstrative of fear or lack of sleep
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Having no meaning or purpose
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Organically decayed or broken down
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Widely spaced
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Having been ruined, broken or damaged, especially beyond repair
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No longer alive
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Not needed or necessary
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Drug abuser
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Very bad
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(of time or an opportunity) To have failed to take advantage of
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To have ceased to retain something
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“We cannot afford to waste any more money on frivolous items.”
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(of a person or a part of the body) Past tense for to become progressively weaker and more emaciated
“My leg muscles would waste away before my eyes during the months when I was bedridden.”
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Past tense for to physically debilitate or weaken
“Ultimately, I wouldn't be able to breathe, for the disease would waste away my diaphragm muscles.”
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Past tense for to kill or severely injure (someone)
“I didn't want him dead, as he was too good at what he did for me to waste him like that.”
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Past tense for to completely destroy or devastate
“It was a case of one party attempting to waste the other.”
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