Definition of Lost

1. Noun. People who are destined to die soon. "The agony of the doomed was in his voice"

Exact synonyms: Doomed
Generic synonyms: People
Derivative terms: Doomed

2. Adjective. No longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered. "Lost opportunities"

3. Adjective. Having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity. "The anesthetic left her completely disoriented"
Exact synonyms: Confused, Disoriented
Similar to: Unoriented
Derivative terms: Confusedness

4. Adjective. Spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed. "The lost platoon"

5. Adjective. Not gained or won. "A lost prize"
Similar to: Confiscate, Forfeit, Forfeited
Antonyms: Won

6. Adjective. Incapable of being recovered or regained. "His lost honor"

7. Adjective. Not caught with the senses or the mind. "Words lost in the din"
Exact synonyms: Missed
Similar to: Incomprehensible, Uncomprehensible

8. Adjective. Deeply absorbed in thought. "A preoccupied frown"
Exact synonyms: Bemused, Deep In Thought, Preoccupied
Similar to: Thoughtful
Derivative terms: Preoccupancy

9. Adjective. Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment. "She felt lost on the first day of school"
Exact synonyms: At Sea, Baffled, Befuddled, Bemused, Bewildered, Confounded, Confused, Mazed, Mixed-up
Similar to: Perplexed
Derivative terms: Confusedness

10. Adjective. Unable to function; without help.
Exact synonyms: Helpless
Similar to: Hopeless
Derivative terms: Helplessness

Definition of Lost

1. a. Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing; as, a lost book or sheep.

Definition of Lost

1. Verb. (past of lose) ¹

2. Adjective. Unable to find one's way; unavailable, with location unknown. ¹

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Definition of Lost

1. not to be found or recovered [adj]

Medical Definition of Lost

1. 1. Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing; as, a lost book or sheep. 2. Parted with; no longer held or possessed; as, a lost limb; lost honor. 3. Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered; as, a lost day; a lost opportunity or benefit. 5. Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way; bewildered; perplexed; as, a child lost in the woods; a stranger lost in London. 6. 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. 7. Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible; as, lost to shame; lost to all sense of honor. 8. Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible; as, an island lost in a fog; a person lost in a crowd. 9. Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as to be insensible of external things; as, to be lost in thought. Lost motion, the difference between the motion of a driver and that of a follower, due to the yielding of parts or looseness of joints. Origin: Prop. P. P. Of OE. Losien. See Lose. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lost

loss of heterozygosity
loss of life
loss ratio
lost (current term)
lost and found
lost and founds
lost cause
lost count
lost errand
lost errands
lost face
lost for words
lost in action
lost in the shuffle
lost in thought
lost it

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