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Dictionary definition for: Lost

1. (n) people who are destined to die soon; "the agony of the doomed was in his voice"

2. (a) no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child" "lost friends" "his lost book" "lost opportunities"

3. (s) 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"

4. (a) spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls" "a lost generation" "a lost ship" "the lost platoon"

5. (a) not gained or won; "a lost battle" "a lost prize"

6. (s) incapable of being recovered or regained; "his lost honor"

7. (s) not caught with the senses or the mind; "words lost in the din"

8. (s) no longer known; irretrievable; "a forgotten art" "a lost art" "lost civilizations"

9. (s) 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"

10. (s) unable to function; without help

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