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losel

[loh-zuh l, loo-, loz-uh l] /ˈloʊ zəl, ˈlu-, ˈlɒz əl/ Archaic.
noun
1.
a worthless person; scoundrel.
adjective
2.
worthless or useless.
Origin of losel
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English: literally, one who is lost, equivalent to los- (past participle stem of lose) + -el -le
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losel

/ˈləʊzəl/
noun
1.
a worthless person
adjective
2.
(of a person) worthless, useless, or wasteful
Word Origin
C14: from losen, from the past participle of lose
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