Gas is $8.00 a gallon, so those forced to use these designated routes are wasting both time and money they don't have.
But often, I got the sense that people on the campaign thought I was wasting my time.
The Political Prodigies Interns are wasting no time shaking things up in Washington.
Not wasting a day, Erdogan responded to Auster in a party meeting, calling the author an “ignorant man.”
“If the people who killed them are right, we're wasting our time,” Clinton told the audience.
“We are wasting time horribly,” said the Doctor, one morning.
As long as a majority was prepared, it was wasting money to conciliate any body else.
It was as if they had been waiting so long for a chance, that they were afraid of wasting it now they had got it.
Of course, every effort should be made to keep the ice from wasting.
While we are wasting time a dozen more may be guarding the entrance to the house.
c.1200, "devastate, ravage, ruin," from Anglo-French and Old North French waster "to spoil, ruin" (Old French guaster), altered (by influence of Frankish *wostjan) from Latin vastare "lay waste," from vastus "empty, desolate, waste" (see vain).
The word also existed in Old English as westan. Meaning "to lose strength or health; pine; weaken" is attested from c.1300; the sense of "squander, spend or consume uselessly" is first recorded mid-14c.; meaning "to kill" is from 1964. Wasted "intoxicated" is slang from 1950s. The adjective is recorded from late 13c.
c.1200, "desolate regions," from Old French wast, from Latin vastum, neuter of vastus "waste" (see waste (v.)).
Replaced Old English westen, woesten "a desert, wilderness," from the Latin word. Meaning "useless expenditure" is recorded from c.1300; sense of "refuse matter" is attested from c.1400. Waste basket first recorded 1850. Waste-paper first recorded 1580s.
Gradually deteriorating; declining.
Sapping the strength or substance of the body, as a disease; emaciating.
v. wast·ed, wast·ing, wastes
To gradually lose energy, strength, or bodily substance, as from disease. n.
The undigested residue of food eliminated from the body; excrement.
Noun An unusable or unwanted substance or material, such as a waste product. See also hazardous waste, landfill.
Verb To lose or cause to lose energy, strength, weight, or vigor, as by the progressive effects of a disease such as metastatic cancer.