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Standard Definition

[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"


at sea - (2 syllables), baffled - (2 syllables), befuddled - (3 syllables), bemused - (2 syllables), bewildered - (3 syllables), confiscate - (3 syllables), confounded - (3 syllables), confused - (2 syllables), damned - (1 syllables), destroyed - (2 syllables), disoriented - (5 syllables), doomed - (1 syllables), doomed - (1 syllables), forfeit - (2 syllables), forfeited - (3 syllables), forgotten - (3 syllables), gone(p) - (2 syllables), helpless - (2 syllables), hopeless - (2 syllables), incomprehensible - (6 syllables), irrecoverable - (6 syllables), mazed - (1 syllables), mislaid - (2 syllables), misplaced - (2 syllables), miss - (1 syllables)


found, saved, won

Misc. Definitions

\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.