Definitions for waste of time

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. waste of time(noun)

    the devotion of time to a useless activity

    "the waste of time could prove fatal"


  1. waste of time(Noun)

    A meaningless or fruitless activity.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Byrne:

    Doing a thing well is often a waste of time.

  2. Franois Auguste Ren Rodin:

    Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.

  3. William Gibson:

    The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.

  4. Martha Stewart:

    I catnap now and then, but I think while I nap, so it's not a waste of time.

  5. Thomas Szasz:

    Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time serenity, that nothing is.

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