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Synonyms for lost

Synonyms for (noun) lost

Synonyms: doomed, lost Definition: people who are destined to die soon Usage: the agony of the doomed was in his voice

Similar words: people Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms for (adjective) lost

Synonyms: lost, missed Definition: not caught with the senses or the mind Usage: words lost in the din

Similar words: incomprehensible, uncomprehensible Definition: difficult to understand Usage: the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible- A. Einstein

Synonyms: helpless, lost Definition: unable to function; without help

Similar words: hopeless Definition: without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success Usage: in an agony of hopeless grief; with a hopeless sigh he sat down

Synonyms: lost Definition: no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered Usage: a lost child; lost friends; his lost book; lost opportunities

Similar words: mislaid, misplaced Definition: lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place Usage: the mislaid hat turned up eventually; misplaced tickets

Similar words: gone Definition: no longer retained Usage: gone with the wind

Similar words: missing Definition: not able to be found Usage: missing in action; a missing person

Similar words: wasted, squandered Definition: not used to good advantage Usage: squandered money cannot be replaced; a wasted effort

Similar words: stray Definition: (of an animal) having no home or having wandered away from home Usage: a stray calf; a stray dog

Similar words: straying Definition: unable to find your way Usage: found the straying sheep

Synonyms: lost Definition: spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed Usage: lost souls; a lost generation; a lost ship; the lost platoon

Similar words: unredeemed, unsaved, doomed, cursed, damned Definition: in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell Usage: poor damned souls

Similar words: destroyed, ruined Definition: destroyed physically or morally

Synonyms: lost Definition: not gained or won Usage: a lost battle; a lost prize

Similar words: confiscate, forfeit, forfeited Definition: surrendered as a penalty

Synonyms: lost, disoriented, confused Definition: having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity Usage: I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway; the anesthetic left her completely disoriented

Similar words: unoriented Definition: not having position or goal definitely set or ascertained Usage: engaged in unoriented study; unoriented until she looked at the map

Synonyms: at sea, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, baffled, mixed-up, confounded, confused, lost, mazed Definition: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment Usage: 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

Similar words: perplexed Definition: full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment Usage: perplexed language; perplexed state of the world

Synonyms: lost Definition: incapable of being recovered or regained Usage: his lost honor

Similar words: unrecoverable, irrecoverable Definition: incapable of being recovered or regained

Synonyms: preoccupied, bemused, deep in thought, lost Definition: deeply absorbed in thought Usage: as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class; lost in thought; a preoccupied frown

Similar words: thoughtful Definition: exhibiting or characterized by careful thought Usage: a thoughtful paper