wasted

Definition

  • adjective: not used, spent, etc., in a good, useful, or effective way
  • adjective: laid 'waste'
  • synonyms: worthless, lost, lean

Examples

  • When she came home from the hospital her body was thin and 'wasted'. [='emaciated']

  • He 'was wasted' in that job. [=his talents/skills were not being used in the job]

  • We 'wasted no time' getting our tickets. [=we hurried to get our tickets]

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) It's quick. And the pastor is right there next to you. Yeah, but the biggest thing is getting your hair wet up. I got my hair pressed that same morning and it was wasted as soon as I hit the water. I should have worn a swim cap like Mama said. See, I asked my mama could she make my hair like (..)
    2014 Selma