ETYM Prop. p. p. of Old Eng. losien. Related to Lose.
1. No longer in one's possession or control; unable to be found or recovered.
2. Incapable of being recovered or regained.
3. Not caught with the senses or the mind; SYN. missed.
4. Not gained or won.
5. Spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed.
ETYM Latin ruinosus: cf. French ruineux. Related to Ruin.
Leading to or causing ruin.
No longer successful, skillful, popular, or needed.
1. Very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by, deep affliction or distress, as from want, anxiety, or grief.
2. Worthless; paltry; very poor or mean; miserable.
3. Hatefully contemptible; despicable; wicked.