Definitions of lost

  1.   unable to function; without help
  2.   Did lose.
  3.   no longer known; irretrievable; " a forgotten art"; " a lost art"; " lost civilizations"
  4.   not gained or won; " a lost battle"; " a lost prize"
  5.   Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing; as, a lost book or sheep.
  6.   perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; " obviously bemused by his questions"; " bewildered and confused"; " a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; " just a mixed- up kid"; " she felt lost on the first day of school"
  7.   not caught with the senses or the mind; " words lost in the din"
  8.   Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible; as, an island lost in a fog; a person lost in a crowd.
  9.   Ruined; also, bewildered; perplexed.
  10.   Parted with; no longer held or possessed; as, a lost limb; lost honor.
  11.   Missing; given up; not won; destroyed; perplexed; wasted.
  12.   no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; " a lost child"; " lost friends"; " his lost book"; " lost opportunities"
  13.   having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity; " I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway"; " the anesthetic left her completely disoriented"
  14.   Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible; as, lost to shame; lost to all sense of honor.
  15.   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.
  16.   spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; " lost souls"; " a lost generation"; " a lost ship"; " the lost platoon"
  17.   Parted with: no longer possessed: missing: thrown away: squandered: ruined.
  18.   Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered; as, a lost day; a lost opportunity or benefit.
  19.   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.
  20.   Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as to be insensible of external things; as, to be lost in thought.
  21.   Not to be found or recovered; not gained, used, or enjoyed; missed; wasted.
  22.   people who are destined to die soon; " the agony of the doomed was in his voice"
  23.   incapable of being recovered or regained; " his lost honor"
  24.   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"
  25.   Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way; bewildered; perplexed; as, a child lost in the woods; a stranger lost in London.
  26.   That cannot be found; forfeited; wasted; perplexed; ruined; alienated; shipwrecked.
  27.   See under lose.
  28.   Parted with; forfeited; missing; wasted; ruined.
  29.   Of LOSE, v.

Quotes of lost

  1. Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for. – Clarence Darrow
  2. I admire David Lynch so much, and I think he made some bad decisions with Lost Highway. – Greg Egan
  3. Those whose lives were lost on September 11 will remain in our thoughts and prayers forever. – Vito Fossella
  4. Lost In Space is played on television somewhere in the world every day. It's been a cult show. – Mark Goddard
  5. The definition of a modern approach to war is the acknowledgement of individual lives lost – Maya Lin
  6. And, if we lost then who win? Did Al Qaida win? When on the floor of the House of Representatives they cheer- they cheer- when they pass a withdrawal motion that is a certain date for surrender, what were they cheering? Surrender? Defeat? – John McCain
  7. How mankind defers from day to day the best it can do, and the most beautiful things it can enjoy, without thinking that every day may be the last one, and that lost time is lost eternity! – Max Muller
  8. If he was lost for a moment, he would dive straight back into its honey. – Laurence Olivier
  9. In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed, but that doesn't mean we never went back to that part of the world again, and I consider it the same in space exploration. – John L. Phillips
  10. I love the script and I just thought it was a great role. Like I say, it's like this- the script is like this sad, funny, desperate love song to the lost American man. – Oliver Platt
  11. Our society has lost confidence in the power of reason, except perhaps scientific reason. – Timothy Radcliffe
  12. Looking back, I'm almost happy I lost that fight. Just imagine if I would have come back to Germany with a victory. I had nothing to do with the Nazis, but they would have given me a medal. After the war I might have been considered a war criminal. – Max Schmeling
  13. Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life. – Brooke Shields
  14. Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it. – Sophocles
  15. When a woman has lost her chastity she will shrink from nothing. – Tacitus

Usage examples for lost

  1. And so we lost you, Love and I! ” – The Inn of Dreams by Olive Custance
  2. Keep with the other boys and promise me not to get lost – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt
  3. What was lost he could not tell. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Why should we be lost – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  5. It had to do with the hand he lost – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  6. “ 7782. Have you lost it? ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  7. “ Mr. Cane lost no time in getting home. ” – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  8. He lost his head completely as he looked at her standing there. ” – Bijou by Gyp
  9. “ I must get there before she sees Andrea, otherwise, all will be lost – Captain Dieppe by Anthony Hope
  10. “ No matter what happened now she would know that she had not lost all of him. ” – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. It is lost but I have reason to hope that it will be found. ” – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  12. What if they should be lost – The Emperor of Portugallia by Selma Lagerlof
  13. She would get lost – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  14. He was lost both for this world and the next. ” – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  15. If I'd got off at first, I wouldn't 'a' lost Lafe. ” – Our Pilots in the Air by Captain William B. Perry
  16. “ 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
  17. Fact is, not a life lost as far as we know. ” – The Heart of Canyon Pass by Thomas K. Holmes
  18. Once on the other side they knew where they were now, and could make up for lost time. ” – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  19. But I had lost my haste. ” – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  20. “ I do believe I lost it off. ” – Between Whiles by Helen Hunt Jackson

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