Lost Quotes

Lost Definition

(v. t.) Parted with unwillingly or unintentionally; not to be found; missing; as, a lost book or sheep.

(v. t.) Parted with; no longer held or possessed; as, a lost limb; lost honor.

(v. t.) Not employed or enjoyed; thrown away; employed ineffectually; wasted; squandered; as, a lost day; a lost opportunity or benefit.

(v. t.) Having wandered from, or unable to find, the way; bewildered; perplexed; as, a child lost in the woods; a stranger lost in London.

(v. t.) Ruined or destroyed, either physically or morally; past help or hope; as, a ship lost at sea; a woman lost to virtue; a lost soul.

(v. t.) Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; alienated; insensible; as, lost to shame; lost to all sense of honor.

(v. t.) Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible; as, an island lost in a fog; a person lost in a crowd.

(v. t.) Occupied with, or under the influence of, something, so as to be insensible of external things; as, to be lost in thought.