Definition - wasting

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  1. any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
  2. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
  3. run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
  4. get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
  5. spend thoughtlessly; throw away;
  6. become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
  7. cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
  8. cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"
  9. lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"
  10. spend extravagantly;
  11. a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
  12. use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a

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