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Waste Definition(s)

The word waste is an adjective.  Waste means (1) located in a dismal or remote area; desolate, (2) disposed of as useless.
Waste is also a noun that means (1) useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly, (2) (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect, (3) the trait of wasting resources, (4) an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation, (5) any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted.
Waste is also a verb that means (1) waste away, (2) devastate or ravage, (3) cause to grow thin or weak, (4) lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief, (5) spend extravagantly, (6) use inefficiently or inappropriately, (7) get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing, (8) run off as waste, (9) get rid of, (10) spend thoughtlessly; throw away.

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