Antonyms for lavished

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAVISHED

And the staring admiration that is lavished on me everywhere!

The old Greek gods had favorites upon whom they lavished their affections.

For another whole week she lavished the tenderest care on him.

Bethink thee of all the bounty these hands have lavished on thee.

For the rest, he had lavished Justin nobly for his mother's sake.

They had lavished all the flatteries of attentions on their rude neighbors.

I took you out of the gutter and made a man of you, and lavished kindness on you.

She lavished all the pent-up affection of an unloved existence on her husband.

He lavished the possessions of the church upon his friends and kinsmen.

In spite of the care that was lavished upon him, he steadily grew worse.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from lavish (adj.). Related: Lavished; lavishing.