Synonyms of wasted in English:


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1‘it was a wasted effort’

squandered, misspent, misdirected, misused, dissipated, frittered away
pointless, useless, unnecessary, needless, not needed
informal blown, splurged

2‘a wasted opportunity’

missed, lost, past, forfeited, neglected, squandered, bungled, gone, gone by the board
informal down the drain

3‘I'm wasted in this job’

underemployed, underused, too good for
abandoned, neglected, forgotten, disregarded, languishing

4‘his skinny wasted legs’

emaciated, atrophied, withered, shrivelled, weak, weakened, frail, shrunken, skeletal, rickety, scrawny, cadaverous, wilted, faded, flagging, deteriorating, degenerative
gaunt, haggard, wizened, undernourished, starved, half-starved

5‘everybody at the party was pretty wasted’

drunk, drunken, inebriated, intoxicated, befuddled, incapable, tipsy, the worse for drink, under the influence, maudlin
blind drunk, dead drunk, rolling drunk, roaring drunk, drunk as a lord, as drunk as a lord, drunk as a skunk, as drunk as a skunk
sottish, tippling, toping, gin-soaked
informal tight, merry, the worse for wear, woozy, pie-eyed, three sheets to the wind, two sheets to the wind, under the table, plastered, smashed, wrecked, sloshed, well oiled, sozzled, soused, blotto, blitzed, canned, stewed, pickled, tanked, tanked up, soaked, bombed, hammered, blasted, off one's face, out of one's head, out off one's head, out of one's skull, wired, in one's cups, reeling, cock-eyed, zonked, guttered, fuddled, stinko, ratted
British informal legless, steaming, bevvied, paralytic, Brahms and Liszt, half cut, out of it, having had a skinful, bladdered, trolleyed, well away, squiffy, tiddly, out of one's box, having had one over the eight, cut, steamed, mullered, slaughtered, lashed
British vulgar slang pissed, as pissed as a fart, as pissed as a newt, rat-arsed, arseholed
Scottish informal fou
Scottish, Australian informal full
North American, Australian, New Zealand informal shickered, shot
US informal turnt
Australian, New Zealand informal grogged up, as full as a goog, inked
New Zealand informal munted
South African informal lekker
euphemistic tired and emotional
informal, dated stoned, lit up, as tight as a tick
British informal, dated half seas over, pixilated
archaic sotted, besotted, foxed, screwed
rare crapulent, crapulous, inebriate, bibulous, ebrious, ebriose, ebriate