wasteful


wasteful
[[t]we͟ɪstfʊl[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
Action that is wasteful uses too much of something valuable such as time, money, or energy.

This kind of training is ineffective, and wasteful of scarce resources...

Try to avoid wasteful duplication of effort.

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wastefully ADV-GRADED ADV with v

The law should impose penalties on companies that use energy wastefully.


English dictionary. 2008.

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