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synonyms for misspent

  • blown
  • dissipated
  • idle
  • misapplied
  • squandered
  • down the drain
  • imprudent
  • prodigal
  • profitless
  • thrown away

antonyms for misspent

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  • profitable
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How to use misspent in a sentence

Meanwhile, officials in Nebraska have found that nearly 66% of the state’s unemployment money has been misspent on things like potentially fraudulent claims, payments to ineligible inmates and people receiving benefits from multiple programs.
THE NEW FACE OF CRIMESEAN CULLIGANJULY 19, 2021OZY
The review found “the allegations were not credible and that no funds were misspent,” a district spokeswoman wrote in a letter to the editor.
AN ANNOTATED HISTORY OF THE COMMUNITY SQUARE-OFF OVER LINCOLN HIGHWILL HUNTSBERRY AND SARA LIBBYJUNE 7, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Auditors for San Diego County – which previously provided several million dollars per year to the charity – found that as much as $1 million may have been misspent.
VA PULLS FUNDING FROM VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST IN WAKE OF FRAUD ALLEGATIONSWILL HUNTSBERRYMAY 24, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The legal review found the allegations were not credible and that no funds were misspent.
DISTRICT TOOK LINCOLN MISSPENDING CLAIMS SERIOUSLYMAUREEN MAGEEMARCH 19, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Earlier this week, VOSD’s Will Huntsberry told the story of community activist Roosevelt Blackmon, whose claim that Lincoln High School had misspent funds were vindicated more than a year after he began raising the issue.
MORNING REPORT: A PANDEMIC YEARBOOKVOICE OF SAN DIEGOMARCH 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Federal education authorities really don’t love it when their money gets misspent.
THE LEARNING CURVE: WHY THE FEDS MIGHT CARE ABOUT LINCOLN HIGH MISSPENDINGWILL HUNTSBERRYMARCH 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
For more than a year Roosevelt Blackmon, a community member in southeastern San Diego, has been saying that hundreds of thousands of dollars were misspent at Lincoln High School.
MORNING REPORT: ONE MAN WAS RIGHT ALL ALONG ABOUT LINCOLN HIGH MISSPENDINGVOICE OF SAN DIEGOMARCH 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Misspent moments are so much of life and character thrown away; be careful to use them all in God's service.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
This may appear for us a toilsome task, but if the reader be not fatigued also, our time will not be misspent.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 13, ISSUE 368, MAY 2, 1829VARIOUS
Be silent, man, if you do not wish your sinful, misspent life to come to a sudden and violent end.
WITH AIRSHIP AND SUBMARINEHARRY COLLINGWOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MISSPENT

  • abolished
  • annihilated
  • bygone
  • consumed
  • dead
  • demolished
  • devastated
  • dissipated
  • eradicated
  • exterminated
  • forgotten
  • gone
  • lapsed
  • misspent
  • misused
  • obliterated
  • obsolete
  • out-of-date
  • past
  • perished
  • ruined
  • squandered
  • unremembered
  • wasted
  • wiped-out
  • wrecked
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