lost[ lawst, lost ]SEE DEFINITION OF lost
Synonyms for lost
- at sea
- cast away
- down the drain
- fallen between cracks
- gone astray
- kiss goodbye
- nowhere to be found
- out the window
Antonyms for lost
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOST
"He will look for me, and seem bewildered, as if something were lost," replied Philothea.
They were fabled as seven sisters, and one lost her place in the sky by marrying a mortal.
I tell you he's alive and well, only he's lost your money and Pish's and mine and his own.
You don't want to let him be the one to break it because you lost your money, do you?
But unless he did something a hundred lives perhaps might be lost.
Even the most sanguine now gave her up for lost, including the owners.
I read of it before I lost my eyes; and since my blindness I have seen it often.
Then up the far slope he was lost at once in a host of trees.
She was lost, for the instant, in a maze of disagreeable reflection.
The ring of anxiety in Grace's voice had not been lost upon her.
"defeated," c.1300; "wasted, spent in vain," c.1500; also "no longer to be found" (1520s), from past participle of lose. Lost Cause in reference to the Southern U.S. bid for independence is from the title of E.A. Pollard's history of the CSA and the rebellion (1866). Lost Generation in reference to the period 1914-18 first attested 1926 in Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises," where he credits it to Gertrude Stein.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LOST
- goofing off
- head in the clouds
- out to lunch
- pipe dreaming
- space cadet
- unaware of events
- bowled over
- flipped out
- in a dither
- shook up
- taken aback