1. [ adjective ] not used to good advantage
Synonyms: squandered

"squandered money cannot be replaced" "a wasted effort"

Related terms: lost
2. [ adjective ] serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
Synonyms: pointless superfluous otiose

"otiose lines in a play" "advice is wasted words"

Related terms: worthless
3. [ adjective ] made uninhabitable
Synonyms: desolate desolated devastated ravaged ruined blasted

"upon this blasted heath"- Shakespeare "a wasted landscape"

Related terms: destroyed
4. [ adjective ] very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Synonyms: gaunt bony emaciated haggard cadaverous pinched skeletal

"emaciated bony hands" "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys" "eyes were haggard and cavernous" "small pinched faces" kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"

Related terms: thin
5. [ adjective ] (of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
Synonyms: atrophied diminished

"partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"

Related terms: hypertrophied