Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MIS-SPENT

I can do nothing now to make up for a mis-spent life, so I am willing to accept the consequences.

There are neither wars nor disputes—no quarrelling, no mis-spent time, no misapplied talents.

He had talked through the night of his mis-spent life, his wasted youth, and his shame, with compunction.

With the coming of de Riom, the Duchesse entered on the last and worst stage of her mis-spent life.

Live so that when from the verge of life you look back you may feel no vain regrets, no bitter anguish for mis-spent years.

In the other world, were they only to take physic, it would be punishable enough of itself for a mis-spent life.

He might possibly hide his mis-spent forenoon from his parents, but how should he explain his absence to his teachers?

He was tormented and haunted by recollections of his past mis-spent life, and for days he mourned over what was beyond recall.

I hope you don't feel the iniquities of a mis-spent life weighing on you at the last.

The close of the Regent's mis-spent life came with tragic suddenness.