wasted Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈweɪs.tɪd/

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.

wasted adjective (THIN)

very ​thin and ​weak as a ​result of being ​ill or having no ​food: Underneath the ​hospitalblankets I could ​see the ​outline of her ​poor wasted body.

wasted adjective (DRUNK)

slang very ​drunk or illfrom ​drugs: He was too wasted to ​drive. Paula was ​completely wasted after only one ​drink.
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