Definitions for wastefulness
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wastefulness
thriftlessness, waste, wastefulness(noun)
the trait of wasting resources
"a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"
waste, wastefulness, dissipation(noun)
useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
"if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"
imprudent or excessive expenditure or the waste of resources
Origin: wasteful + -ness
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Nothing surely is so disgraceful to society and to individuals as unmeaning wastefulness.
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