Definitions for: Lost


[n] people who are destined to die soon; "the agony of the doomed was in his voice"
[adj] not caught with the senses or the mind; "words lost in the din"
[adj] unable to function; without help
[adj] no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child"; "lost friends"; "his lost book"; "lost opportunities"
[adj] spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon"
[adj] not gained or won; "a lost battle"; "a lost prize"
[adj] 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"
[adj] 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"
[adj] no longer known; irretrievable; "a forgotten art"; "a lost art"; "lost civilizations"
[adj] incapable of being recovered or regained; "his lost honor"



Webster (1913) Definition: Lost, a. [Prop. p. p. of OE. losien. See Lose, v. t.]
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 (Mach.), the difference between the motion of a
driver and that of a follower, due to the yielding of
parts or looseness of joints.

Synonyms: at sea, baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confiscate, confounded, confused, damned, destroyed, disoriented, doomed, doomed, forfeit, forfeited, forgotten, gone(p), helpless, hopeless, incomprehensible, irrecoverable, mazed, mislaid, misplaced, missed, missing, mixed-up, perplexed, ruined, squandered, straying, uncomprehensible, unoriented, unrecoverable, unredeemed, unsaved, wasted

Antonyms: found, saved, won

See Also: cursed, curst, lost, people, unregenerate, unregenerated

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