Associations to the word «Lost»


LOST, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose
LOST, adjective. Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way.
LOST, adjective. In an unknown location; unable to be found.
LOST, adjective. Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible.
LOST, adjective. Parted with; no longer held or possessed.
LOST, adjective. Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered.
LOST, adjective. Ruined or destroyed, either physically or morally; past help or hope.
LOST, adjective. Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible.
LOST, adjective. Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as not to notice external things.
LOST AND FOUND, noun. (US) (Canada) (Australia) (New Zealand) A department, service or location where items that are found can be claimed by their owners.
LOST AND FOUNDS, noun. Plural of lost and found
LOST CAUSE, noun. (idiomatic) A cause, attempt, or effort that is hopeless or futile.
LOST COUNT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose count
LOST ERRAND, noun. (idiomatic) a mission likely to fail
LOST ERRANDS, noun. Plural of lost errand
LOST FACE, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose face
LOST FOR WORDS, adjective. Speechless because of surprise, or shock.
LOST GENERATION, noun. The generation that came of age during World War I.
LOST IN ACTION, adjective. (euphemistic) (of a military serviceperson) Killed during military combat.
LOST IN ACTION, adjective. (of military equipment, resources, etc.) Destroyed during military combat.
LOST IN ACTION, adjective. (figuratively) (by extension) (of persons, things, policies, etc.) Rejected, nullified, incapacitated, or rendered unavailable.
LOST IN THE SHUFFLE, adjective. In a position of failing to stand out, in a position of not receiving attention.
LOST IN THOUGHT, adjective. Being preoccupied with one's thoughts rather than paying attention to reality.
LOST IN TRANSLATION, adjective. (idiomatic) Unable to understand due to having been poorly translated.
LOST IT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose it
LOST MOTION, noun. (engineering) The difference between the motion of a driver and that of a follower, due to the yielding of parts or looseness of joints.
LOST ONE'S COOL, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose one's cool
LOST ONE'S HEAD, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose one's head
LOST ONE'S MIND, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose one's mind
LOST ONE'S TEMPER, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose one's temper
LOST PROPERTIES, noun. Plural of lost property
LOST PROPERTY, noun. (British) A help desk or department in a store, mall, or other such facility where customers who have lost an item can inquire as to whether it has been found and turned in; a lost and found.
LOST PROPERTY, noun. (legal) Property that is found in such a state as to make it likely that the original owner unintentionally ceased to be in possession of the property, and would be unable to locate the property.
LOST RIVER RANGE, proper noun. A group of high mountains located in central Idaho, in northwest United States.
LOST SHEEP, noun. A disadvantaged or marginalized person who can be "brought back into the fold" with a little effort.
LOST SOUL, noun. (set phrase) A soul that is destined to go to hell; a person possessing such a soul.
LOST SOUL, noun. (idiomatic) One who is forlorn, who lacks direction, purpose, or motivation in life.
LOST THE PLOT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose the plot
LOST TRACK, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of lose track
LOST WAGES, noun. (legal) Income that a plaintiff in a lawsuit would have received but for the actions of the defendant, and for which the defendant is therefore liable.
LOST WAGES, proper noun. (humorous) Las Vegas (city in Nevada)
LOST WAX, noun. A method of casting a sculpture in which a model of the sculpture is made from wax; the model is used to make a mould; when the mould has set, the wax is made to melt and is poured away, leaving the mould ready to be used to cast the sculpture.
LOST WEEKEND, noun. (slang) A period of several days in which one indulges in activities such as binge drinking, drug-taking and sex.
LOST WITH ALL HANDS, adjective. (nautical) destroyed or sunk, while all passengers and crew died

Dictionary definition

LOST, noun. People who are destined to die soon; "the agony of the doomed was in his voice".
LOST, adjective. No longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child"; "lost friends"; "his lost book"; "lost opportunities".
LOST, adjective. 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".
LOST, adjective. Spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon".
LOST, adjective. Not gained or won; "a lost battle"; "a lost prize".
LOST, adjective. Incapable of being recovered or regained; "his lost honor".
LOST, adjective. Not caught with the senses or the mind; "words lost in the din".
LOST, adjective. Deeply absorbed in thought; "as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class"; "lost in thought"; "a preoccupied frown".
LOST, adjective. 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".
LOST, adjective. Unable to function; without help.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King