1. discarded

adjective. ['dɪˈskɑːrdɪd'] thrown away.


  • throwaway
  • unwanted
  • cast-off


  • nondisposable
  • desirable
  • welcome
  • loved

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Words that Rhyme with Discarded

  • disregarded
  • bombarded
  • unguarded
  • retarded
  • regarded
  • larded
  • guarded

Example sentences of the word discarded

1. Verb, past tense
Use discarded or recycled materials to build your privacy fence without spending a lot of money.

2. Adjective
As they're poisonous, it's best not to leave the discarded leaves laying around.

3. Verb, past participle
This card is discarded without any player seeing that card.

Quotes containing the word discarded

1. I often find that a novel, even a well-written and compelling novel, can become a blur to me soon after I've finished reading it. I recollect perfectly the feeling of reading it, the mood I occupied, but I am less sure about the narrative details. It is almost as if the book were, as Wittgenstein said of his propositions, a ladder to be climbed and then discarded after it has served its purpose.
- Sven Birkerts, The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age

2. A single day spent doing things which fail to nourish the soul is a day stolen, mutilated, and discarded in the gutter of destiny.
- Michel Faber, The Crimson Petal and the White