Misspent



[mis-spent] /mɪsˈspɛnt/

1.
simple past tense and past participle of .
adjective
2.
spent wrongly or unwisely; wasted:
misspent youth.
[mis-spend] /mɪsˈspɛnd/
verb (used with object), misspent, misspending.
1.
to spend wrongly or unwisely; squander; waste.
/ˌmɪsˈspɛnd/
verb -spends, -spending, -spent
1.
to spend thoughtlessly or wastefully
v.

also mis-spend, “to spend amiss or wastefully,” late 14c.; see mis- (1) + spend. Related: Misspent, frequently coupled with youth; misspending.

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