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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wastefully, prodigallyadverb

    to a wasteful manner or to a wasteful degree

    "we are still prodigally rich compared to others"


  1. wastefullyadverb

    In a wasteful manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wastefullyadverb

    With vain and dissolute consumption.

    Etymology: from wasteful.

    Never any man would think our labour mis-spent, or the time wastefully consumed. Richard Hooker.

    To her new-made favourite, Morat,
    Her lavish hand is wastefully profuse. John Dryden, Aurengz.


  1. wastefully

    Wastefully is an adverb referring to the action of using or expending resources, time, or effort carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose. It implies an unnecessary or excessive use of something often resulting in its depletion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wastefully in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wastefully in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
    • A. nitrile
    • B. jab
    • C. serendipity
    • D. hodgepodge

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