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Definitions of lost

  1.   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
  2.   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
  3.   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
  4.   people who are destined to die soon the agony of the doomed was in his voice
  5.   no longer known irretrievable a forgotten art a lost art lost civilizations
  6.   unable to function without help
  7.   incapable of being recovered or regained his lost honor
  8.   not caught with the senses or the mind words lost in the din
  9.   no longer in your possession or control unable to be found or recovered a lost child lost friends his lost book lost opportunities
  10.   spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed lost souls a lost generation a lost ship the lost platoon
  11.   not gained or won a lost battle a lost prize
  12.   Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally not to be found missing as a lost book or sheep
  13.   Parted with no longer held or possessed as a lost limb lost honor
  14.   Not employed or enjoyed thrown away employed ineffectually wasted squandered as a lost day a lost opportunity or benefit
  15.   Having wandered from or unable to find the way bewildered perplexed as a child lost in the woods a stranger lost in London
  16.   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
  17.   Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery alienated insensible as lost to shame lost to all sense of honor
  18.   Not perceptible to the senses no longer visible as an island lost in a fog a person lost in a crowd
  19.   Occupied with or under the influence of something so as to be insensible of external things as to be lost in thought
  20.   Missing given up not won destroyed perplexed wasted
  21.   Parted with no longer possessed missing thrown away squandered ruined
  22.   Parted with forfeited missing wasted ruined
  23.   Of LOSE v
  24.   Not to be found or recovered not gained used or enjoyed missed wasted
  25.   Ruined also bewildered perplexed
  26.   That cannot be found forfeited wasted perplexed ruined alienated shipwrecked
  27.   Did lose
  28.   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
  29.   See under lose

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

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