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1. brought to destruction or death, perished All'sW. I. iii. 238, Wint. V. iii. 135, H8 IV. i. 96 “that title's lost” Mac. I. iii. 24.
2. “give lost,” despair of Wint. III. ii. 96.
3. spent to no advantage, (hence) vain, groundless R3 II. ii. 11 “It were lost sorrow,” Oth. V. ii. 268 “a lost fear.”
4. bewildered, perplexed Mac. II. ii. 72, Ham. IV. vii. 54.
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