well-spent

spent

[spent]
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of spend.
2.
used up; consumed.
3.
tired; worn-out; exhausted.

well-spent, adjective


3. weary, drained, fagged.
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spent (spɛnt)
 
vb
1.  the past tense and past participle of spend
 
adj
2.  used up or exhausted; consumed
3.  (of a fish) exhausted by spawning

well-spent
 
adj
(of time or money) usefully or profitably spent or expended

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spend
"to pay out or away" (money or wealth), O.E. -spendan (in forspendan "use up"), from L. expendere "to weigh out money, pay down" (see expend). A general Gmc. borrowing (cf. O.H.G. spendon, Ger., M.Du. spenden, O.N. spenna). In ref. to labor, thoughts, time, etc., attested from c.1300.
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