inefficient in use of time and effort and materials
"a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"
tending to squander and waste
"when wasteful war shall statues overturn"- Shakespeare
full of waste; destructive to property; ruinous; as, wasteful practices or negligence; wasteful expenses
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
waste; desolate; unoccupied; untilled
The numerical value of wasteful in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of wasteful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The show confirms their worst suspicions—that Americans are fat, lazy, slothful, [and] wasteful.
What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is.
This was really depressing when we expected that this should be a total shift from the wasteful culture that we had in the past.
Shame on the Republicans and the Democrats for passing such a wasteful spending bill last week, and to top it off, funding Planned Parenthood!
Action without proper intellect is harmful but Intellect without proper action is wasteful and Life without proper intellect and proper action is painful.
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