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Synonyms for wastingˈweɪ stɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cachexia, cachexy, wasting(noun)

    any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease

    Synonyms:
    cachexia, atrophy, wasting, cachexy, wasting away

  2. atrophy, wasting, wasting away(noun)

    a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse

    Synonyms:
    cachexia, withering, wasting, cachexy, wasting away, atrophy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wasting(n.)

    Synonyms:
    decay, decline, consumption, marasmus, emaciation, atrophy, tabes, PHTHISIS

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List of paraphrases:

waste, losing, atrophy, emaciation, wastage, squandering, lose, debilitating, wastefulness


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