Definitions for wastefulness

Definitions for (noun) wastefulness

Main entry: waste, wastefulness, dissipation

Definition: useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly

Usage: if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste; mindless dissipation of natural resources

Main entry: waste, wastefulness, thriftlessness

Definition: the trait of wasting resources

Usage: a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste; the wastefulness of missed opportunities

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