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thrown away

adjective as in cast-off

adjective as in misspent

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Example Sentences

“In the case of Ebola, a blood-splattered mattress may need to be thrown away,” he writes in another section.

Close behind is California Set Gillnet Fishery, where 65 percent of animals caught are thrown away.

Or was it one to be placed firmly in the bottom drawer of memory, the lock secured, and the key thrown away?

Other senators thought Reid had made a rash decision and thrown away an opportunity to compromise.

Never has such a strong political hand been so needlessly, carelessly, calamitously thrown away.

All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.

Misspent moments are so much of life and character thrown away; be careful to use them all in God's service.

The reader now knows that the pity thus bestowed upon that pitiful fox-hunting turncoat was utterly thrown away.

All had a sense of common friendship, as if the tiger had thrown away his stripes, man his fear, and the deer his sense of danger.

So we came to the conclusion the rebels had broken open the box and taken out everything of value and thrown away the rest.


On this page you'll find 93 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thrown away, such as: deserted, discarded, forsaken, left behind, old, and thrown out.

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