waste away

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To lose energy and become weak and feeble

She watched him wasting away from lack of food or exercise.

If someone wastes away, they become extremely thin or weak because they are ill or worried and they are not eating properly. Persons dying from cancer grow thin and visibly waste away
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waste away

    Silbentrennung

    waste a·way

    Türkische aussprache

    weyst ıwey

    Aussprache

    /ˈwāst əˈwā/ /ˈweɪst əˈweɪ/

    Etymologie

    [ 'wAst ] (noun.) 13th century. Middle English waste, wast; in sense 1, from Old North French wast, from wast, adjective, desolate, waste, from Latin vastus; in other senses, from Middle English wasten to waste; more at VAST.

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