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English definition of “wasted”

wasted

adjective uk   /ˈweɪs.tɪd/ us  

wasted adjective (BADLY USED)

wasted time, money, etc. is time, money, etc. that is not used effectively because it does not produce the result you wanted: He wasn't in when I got there, so it was a completely wasted journey.Wasting

wasted adjective (THIN)

very thin and weak as a result of being ill or having no food: Underneath the hospital blankets I could see the outline of her poor wasted body.Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thinNot fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)

wasted adjective (DRUNK)

slang very drunk or ill from drugs: He was too wasted to drive. Paula was completely wasted after only one drink.Drunkenness and sobrietyDrugs - general wordsSpecific types of drug
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