View definitions for wasted


Discover More

Example Sentences

So, bearing this in mind, it should dispel the myth that trying to manipulate the keyword density of web pages when you create them is a somewhat wasted effort.

I hope this year will show us not only that we can learn to focus on the whole student, but that we must, or everything else we do is but a wasted effort.

Like a chess player trying to win a game in as few moves as possible, the AI will aim to help KoBold reach a decision about a prospect with minimal wasted effort—whether that decision is to drill in a particular spot or walk away.

Your body is pretty adept at automatically searching for the most efficient movement patterns and avoiding wasted energy.

Excited, Shaheen wasted no time and began interviewing surgeons, deciding upon Dr. Curtis Crane in Greenbrae, California.

Prosecutor Alessandro Leopizzi wasted no time in repeating the transcript to ask Schettino to confirm his words.

For those in the resource world, every ton of junk that goes into a landfill represents wasted energy.

An American general who “wasted” troops was looked on very unkindly by the civilian population and by the troops themselves.

When the fast food giant announced a merger with a Canadian chain, politicians wasted no time applying the special sauce.

Day by day these fretting anxieties and perplexities wasted her strength, and her fever grew higher and higher.

The war which wasted the Athenians for 27 years, commonly called the Peloponnesian war, began May 7th.

And he said: Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land shall be left desolate.

A woman with such capabilities would be wasted in the rle of a mere countess—but as the wife of an aspiring Liberal statesman!

I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be wasted: I will break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wasted, such as: atrophied, attenuated, famished, lean, shriveled, and starved.

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