wasting

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wasting (not comparable)

  1. Causing a waste, particularly a wasting disease which causes pronounced loss of body mass.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

wasting

  1. Present participle of waste.

Noun[edit]

wasting (plural wastings)

  1. Gradual deterioration or wasting away.
    muscular wastings
  2. The act by which something is laid waste; destruction.