What does wastefulness mean?

Definitions for wastefulness

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  1. wastefulness(Noun)

    imprudent or excessive expenditure or the waste of resources

  2. Origin: wasteful + -ness


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wastefulness in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wastefulness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Count Benjamin Thompson Rumford:

    Nothing surely is so disgraceful to society and to individuals as unmeaning wastefulness.

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