Synonyms for misspent

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Pierre lives over again in swift review years of a misspent past.

My time during the last three years will not have been misspent.

They talked, a little soberly, of thrift, and of their misspent years.

I am in hopes, when you shall have read them, you will not think I have misspent your money for them.

Had I the right to let her marry him when there lay behind him those misspent years?

I never pass that way now without thanking God for a misspent youth.

I misspent my youth, and used to get the chaps to do my exercises.

With this sad story of a misspent and miserable life we have no more to do here.

He remembered his misspent permission, and the thought of it nauseated him.

Under sentence of death they all testified great sorrow for the offences of their misspent lives.

WORD ORIGIN

also mis-spend, "to spend amiss or wastefully," late 14c.; see mis- (1) + spend. Related: Misspent, frequently coupled with youth; misspending.

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