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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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wasting
Definition:
a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse

Synonyms:

noun
carnage
havoc, hecatomb, offing, shambles, blood bath, killing, blood and guts, search and destroy, slayings, taking out.
depredation
laying waste, spoliation, sackings, spoliations.
emaciation
anorexia, marasmus, skinniness, tabes, thinness, undernourishment, Boniness, haggardness.
gauntness
emaciation.
refuse
excess, garbage, refuse, rubbish, scrap, trash, leftovers.
wasting
atrophy, cachexia, cachexy, wasting away.
verb
damaging
damaging, laying waste, pillaging, ransacking, ravaging, rending, ruining, spoiling, wrecking, Depredating, Despoiling, Marring, vandalizing, wreaking havoc.
decreasing
lessening.
wasting
excreting, leaking, Dejecting, Slopping.
Examples of usage:
  1. A temporary cure is no cure at all and should be avoided, for it is merely a means of wasting money. – Stammering, Its Cause and Cure by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
  2. " I guess we have been wasting our time, my dear," said March, as they, turned from this beauty to the question of supper. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  3. " But we are wasting time, and we have not much time to waste, have we? – A Romance of Wastdale by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  4. Then, without wasting any more time, he ran off through the forest. – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  5. Professor N.-" Nor did I." G. P.-" Well, then, old man, don't be wasting light." – Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research by Michael Sage

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