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wasting

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Adjective, Verb (usu participle)
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wast=ing
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4 in 3 verses (in OT : 3 in 2 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

wastinga. 
     Causing waste; also, undergoing waste; diminishing; as, a wasting disease; a wasting fortune.  [1913 Webster]
Wasting palsy (Med.), progressive muscular atrophy. See under Progressive.

THESAURUS

wasting

Sanforizing, abscess, aging, ague, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, atrophy, attenuation, backache, baneful, bleeding, blennorhea, cachexia, cachexy, calamitous, cataclysmal, cataclysmic, catastrophic, chill, chills, chronic ill health, colic, coming apart, constipation, consuming, consumption, consumptive, convulsion, coughing, cracking, crumbling, cyanosis, deadly, debilitation, debility, decadent, declining, decrepitude, degenerate, delicacy, delicate health, demolishing, demolitionary, depredatory, desolating, destroying, destructive, deteriorating, devastating, diarrhea, disastrous, disintegrating, dizziness, doomful, doting, draining, drooping, dropsy, drying, drying up, dwindling, dysentery, dyspepsia, dyspnea, ebbing, edema, effete, emaceration, emaciation, enervation, exhaustion, fading, failing, fainting, falling, fatal, fateful, fatigue, feebleness, fever, fibrillation, flagging, flux, fragility, fragmenting, frailty, fratricidal, getting on, going to pieces, growing old, growth, healthlessness, hemorrhage, high blood pressure, hydrops, hypertension, hypochondria, hypochondriasis, hypotension, icterus, ill health, indigestion, infirmity, inflammation, insomnia, internecine, invalidism, invalidity, itching, jaundice, labored breathing, languishing, languishment, low blood pressure, lumbago, marasmus, marcescent, morbidity, morbidness, nasal discharge, nausea, necrosis, nihilist, nihilistic, pain, paralysis, parching, peakedness, pining, poor health, preshrinkage, pruritus, rash, ravaging, regressive, retrograde, retrogressive, rheum, ruining, ruinous, sclerosis, searing, seizure, self-destructive, senescent, shock, shrinkage, shrinking, shriveling, sickliness, sinking, skin eruption, sliding, slipping, slumping, sneezing, sore, spasm, subsiding, subversionary, subversive, suicidal, tabes, tabetic, tachycardia, thinning, tumor, unhealthiness, unsoundness, unwholesomeness, upset stomach, valetudinarianism, vandalic, vandalish, vandalistic, vertigo, vomiting, waning, wasteful, weakliness, wilting, withering, worsening

ROGET THESAURUS

wasting

Waste

N waste, consumption, expenditure, exhaustion, dispersion, ebb, leakage, loss, wear and tear, waste, prodigality, misuse, wasting, rubbish, mountain in labor, wasted, at a low ebb, wasteful, penny wise and pound foolish, magno conatu magnas nugas, le jeu ne vaut pas la chandelle, idly busy rolls their world away.


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