how to pronounce wasted


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wasted is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of wasted in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… was a wasted opportunity to stop it …”

meanings of wasted


  1. Emaciated and haggard.
  2. Not profitably used.
  3. Low weight-for-height (for a person).
  4. Ravaged or deteriorated.
  5. Very drunk or stoned.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of waste.

wasted frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word wasted occurs in english on average 15.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wasted can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that wasted can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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