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Wasted and not used well - synonyms or related words

wasted

adjective

something such as time or money that is wasted is not used effectively

underused

adjective

not used enough, so that people do not get all the benefits that they could

misspent

adjective

wasted or used badly

lost

adjective

lost time or chances have been wasted

underutilized

adjective

formal underused

down the drain

completely lost or wasted

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crowdbirthing

giving birth to a baby in the presence of a large number of close relatives and/or friends

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presbyopia

a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness

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