Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way.
“The children were soon lost in the forest.”
In an unknown location; unable to be found.
“Deep beneath the ocean, the Titanic was lost to the world.”
Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible.
“an island lost in a fog; a person lost in a crowd”
Parted with; no longer held or possessed.
“a lost limb; lost honour”
Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered.
“a lost day; a lost opportunity or benefit”
Ruined or destroyed, either physically or morally; past help or hope.
“a ship lost at sea; a woman lost to virtue; a lost soul”
Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible.
“lost to shame; lost to all sense of honour”
Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as not to notice external things.
“to be lost in thought”
an instance of losing, such as a defeat
“The match ended in their first loss of the season.”
The result of an alteration in a function or characteristic of the body, or of its previous integrity.
“Loss of an arm ; loss of weight ; loss of cognitive functions ; loss of appetite.”
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the hurtful condition of having lost something or someone, particularly in death.
“We mourn his loss.”
casualties, especially physically eliminated victims of violent conflict
“The battle was won, but losses were great.”
the sum an entity loses on balance
“The sum of expenditures and taxes minus total income is a loss, when this difference is positive.”
“It was a terrible crash: both cars were total losses”
electricity of kinetic power expended without doing useful work
“The inefficiency of many old-fashioned power plants exceeds 60% loss before the subsequent losses during transport over the grid”
alternative spelling of lost