Textual thesaurus for "wasted"

(adj) diminished, atrophied

(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

(adj) haggard, skeletal, cadaverous, bony, emaciated, gaunt, pinched

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

(adj) squandered

not used to good advantage

squandered money cannot be replaced; a wasted effort

(adj) otiose, superfluous, purposeless, pointless, senseless

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