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Definitions of lost

  1. Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing; as, a lost book or sheep. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Parted with; no longer held or possessed; as, a lost limb; lost honor. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered; as, a lost day; a lost opportunity or benefit. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way; bewildered; perplexed; as, a child lost in the woods; a stranger lost in London. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Ruined or destroyed, either physically or morally; past help or hope; as, a ship lost at sea; a woman lost to virtue; a lost soul. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible; as, lost to shame; lost to all sense of honor. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible; as, an island lost in a fog; a person lost in a crowd. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as to be insensible of external things; as, to be lost in thought. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Of LOSE, v. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Missing; given up; not won; destroyed; perplexed; wasted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. deeply absorbed in thought; "as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class"; "lost in thought"; "a preoccupied frown" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. no longer known; irretrievable; "a forgotten art"; "a lost art"; "lost civilizations" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child"; "lost friends"; "his lost book"; "lost opportunities" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. not gained or won; "a lost battle"; "a lost prize" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. Parted with: no longer possessed: missing: thrown away: squandered: ruined. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. Parted with; forfeited; missing; wasted; ruined. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  18. Not to be found or recovered; not gained, used, or enjoyed; missed; wasted. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Ruined; also, bewildered; perplexed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. That cannot be found; forfeited; wasted; perplexed; ruined; alienated; shipwrecked. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. Laid or dropt so as not to be able to find or recover; gone from our possession or view; not visible; mislaid; that cannot be found; destroyed; ruined; wasted; bewildered; perplexed; alienated. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. See under lose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. Did lose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for lost

  1. I have lost it. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Keep with the other boys and promise me not to get lost – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt
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