What does inefficient mean?
Definitions for inefficient
ˌɪn ɪˈfɪʃ əntin·ef·fi·cient
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word inefficient.
not producing desired results; wasteful
"an inefficient campaign against drugs"; "outdated and inefficient design and methods"
lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate
"an ineffective administration"; "inefficient workers"
Not efficient; not producing the effect intended or desired, or achieiving the effect by unnnecessary and excessive expenditure of resources; inefficacious; as, inefficient means or measures; inefficient methods are too expensive.
Not efficient; not producing the effect intended or desired; inefficacious; as, inefficient means or measures.
Celery is an inefficient food.
Incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; habitually slack or remiss; effecting little or nothing; as, inefficient workers; an inefficient administrator.
Jessica was terribly inefficient at cleaning, so her brother usually had to clean the whole room.
not efficient; not producing the effect intended or desired; inefficacious; as, inefficient means or measures
incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; habitually slack or remiss; effecting little or nothing; as, inefficient workmen; an inefficient administrator
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; effecting nothing; as, an inefficient force.
The numerical value of inefficient in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of inefficient in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of inefficient in a Sentence
Capital gains and the expectations for future gains will become Giant Pandas – very rare and sort of inefficient at reproduction, i'm saying that developed and emerging economies are flying at stall speed and they've got to bump up nominal GDP growth rates or else. Cross your fingers.
Chief Financial Officer Ingo Uytdehaage:
Acquiring a platform and then migrating it is so inefficient that I don't see it. It's mostly centred around (acquiring) talent.
It's a terrible, inefficient, wrong way to run the government of the United States.
Companies can try to go around tariffs by moving production to other countries, this is costly and inefficient. It is a short-term solution but not optimal.
Selling off-price inventory is manual, time-consuming and error prone, they are leaving a lot of money on the table because the process is so inefficient.
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