a wasting away; emaciation
Many diseases cause atrophy of the body.
a (not)#trephein (fatten) (Greek)
A + trophy; Even after many years of practice, he didn't win a trophy, so that was just wastage of his energy. One who works hard all the time can win a trophy but one who WASTES time n doesn't work hard cannot (A) win the TROPHY a TRophy is wasted after it is won as it is kept for a long time nt used