wasted
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wasted(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (squandered)
a. desperdiciado
The thought of her wasted talent always makes her regret her past.Pensar en su talento desperdiciado siempre la hace arrepentirse de su pasado.
b. desaprovechado
Could you design the book to be smaller? I don't like having so much wasted paper.¿Podrías diseñar el libro para que sea más pequeño? No me gusta que haya tanto papel desaprovechado.
c. inútil
The candidate felt that all his efforts were wasted when he lost the election.El candidato sintió que todos sus esfuerzos habían sido inútiles cuando perdió las elecciones.
d. perdido (time)
Although the museum was closed, we visited a few sites, so the day wasn't entirely wasted.Aunque el museo estuviera cerrado, visitamos algunos sitios, así que no fue un día totalmente perdido.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(intoxicated)
a. borracho
You're wasted. Please let me drive instead.Estás borracho. Por favor, déjame conducir en tu lugar.
3. (shrunken)
a. consumido
Have you been eating regularly? You look wasted!¿Has estado comiendo regularmente? ¡Pareces consumido!
b. atrofiado
The invalid's body was almost entirely wasted from lack of exercise.El cuerpo del inválido estaba casi enteramente atrofiado por la falta de ejercicio.
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wasted
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (effort, opportunity)
a. desperdiciado(a), desaprovechado(a)
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wasted [ˈweɪstɪd]
adjective
1 (lost, useless) [+opportunity] desaprovechado; desperdiciado; [+effort] inútil; [+years] perdido
at least it hadn't been an entirely wasted day por lo menos no había sido un día completamente perdido; I'm afraid you've had a wasted journey me temo que has hecho un viaje inútil or en vano
all those wasted years when we could have been friends
a vote for them is a wasted vote votar por ellos es desaprovechar el voto
2 (thin) [+person] consumido; [+muscle] atrofiado; [+arm, leg, hand] atrofiado; inútil
his wasted right hand held open the book on his lap a big man with wasted legs
3 (from drugs) destrozado; (from drink) borracho
to get wasted emborracharse
I got really wasted last night
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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a day without laughter is a day wasted
un día sin risas es un día perdido
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