Adjective "Wasted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Wasted


    Definition:

    1. waste (defs 26–28).

    2. done to no avail; useless: wasted efforts.

    3. physically or psychologically exhausted; debilitated: to be wasted by a long illness.

    4. Slang. overcome by the influence of alcohol or drugs.

    5. Archaic. (of time) gone by.

    Examples:

    "resources can be wasted in companies."

    "people can be wasted in/at/on years."

    "looks can be wasted on farmers."

    "ironies can be wasted upon people."

    "faults can be wasted by finishings."

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