Definition of Squandered

1. Adjective. Not used to good advantage. "A wasted effort"

Exact synonyms: Wasted
Similar to: Lost



Definition of Squandered

1. Verb. (past of squander) ¹

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Definition of Squandered

1. squander [v] - See also: squander

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squandered

squamous part of frontal bone
squamous part of occipital bone
squamous part of temporal bone
squamous pearl
squamous suture
squamously
squamozygomatic
squamula
squamulae
squamulas
squamulate
squamule
squamules
squamulose
squander
squandered (current term)
squanderer
squanderers
squandering
squanderingly
squandermania
squanders
squaraine
squaraines
squarate
square
square(a)
square(p)
square-bashing
square-built

Literary usage of Squandered

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1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... having squandered two thirds of his means, he was now living like a citizen of comparatively humble rank. Then they questioned each other about their ..."

2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1830)
"The public revenues were either squandered away y the negligence of those who had the management of them, or were plundered by the chief men of the city, ..."

3. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"... should be ultimately diverted, it ¬°в no worse if they are diverted in that way than if they were squandered by our descendants. ..."

4. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles (1854)
"The wealth of tfa.e. church being thus squandered away, the monks could with difficulty support life for five years afterwards. ..."

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