Definitions for wastefulness

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  1. thriftlessness, waste, wastefulness(noun)

    the trait of wasting resources

    "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"

  2. 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"

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  1. wastefulness(Noun)

    imprudent or excessive expenditure or the waste of resources

  2. Origin: wasteful + -ness

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