Definitions for wastefulˈweɪst fəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wasteful

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uneconomical, wasteful(adj)

    inefficient in use of time and effort and materials

    "a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"

  2. wasteful(adj)

    tending to squander and waste

  3. wasteful(adj)

    laying waste

    "when wasteful war shall statues overturn"- Shakespeare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wasteful(adj)

    full of waste; destructive to property; ruinous; as, wasteful practices or negligence; wasteful expenses

  2. Wasteful(adj)

    expending, or tending to expend, property, or that which is valuable, in a needless or useless manner; lavish; prodigal; as, a wasteful person; a wasteful disposition

  3. Wasteful(adj)

    waste; desolate; unoccupied; untilled

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wasteful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wasteful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anthony Bourdain:

    The show confirms their worst suspicions—that Americans are fat, lazy, slothful, [and] wasteful.

  2. Dan Quayle:

    What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.

  3. Oluseun Onigbinde:

    This was really depressing when we expected that this should be a total shift from the wasteful culture that we had in the past.

  4. Evangelist Franklin Graham:

    Shame on the Republicans and the Democrats for passing such a wasteful spending bill last week, and to top it off, funding Planned Parenthood!

  5. Hiroaki Mochida:

    The costs of maintaining extra inventory, or the view that extra inventory may be wasteful are considered to be reasons not to hold more stock.

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