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Definitions for wasteful
ˈweɪst fəlwaste·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uneconomical, wastefuladjective

    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. wastefuladjective

    tending to squander and waste

  3. wastefuladjective

    laying waste

    "when wasteful war shall statues overturn"- Shakespeare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wastefuladjective

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

  2. Wastefuladjective

    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. Wastefuladjective

    waste; desolate; unoccupied; untilled

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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

Examples of wasteful in a Sentence

  1. Margaret Mulkerrin:

    The American Jobs Plan is designed to expand economic opportunity in every single community across the country, including those at our Northern and Southern border by improving roads, bridges, rail, sea and land ports and creating good paying jobs here at home, this proposal is a starting point and we will continue listening to and working with Members on both sides of the aisle to develop infrastructure legislation. House Democrats are committed to advancing needed infrastructure improvements that do not include wasteful spending and uphold our values.

  2. Kathy Townsend:

    I'm really optimistic that we can actually get on top of this, future generations, they're going to look back at us and laugh and just say: 'How wasteful were they? Look at how much stuff that they just wasted!'.

  3. 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.

  4. Gwen Graham:

    Nine months ago, I pledged if elected I would work to end wasteful Congressional perks. Today, I'm following through on that promise, it's a commonsense idea that Republicans and Democrats can both agree on: members of Congress shouldn't be able to charge taxpayers for first-class airfare or long-term personal car leases.

  5. John Husted:

    While today’s ruling reaffirms that the process Ohio has used for over two decades is constitutional and in line with state and federal law, the best news is that we can put another wasteful lawsuit behind us and focus on the important work of running elections in Ohio.

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