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  Words related to wastefulness

Related / Similar Words: waste, dissipation, thriftlessness

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • the trait of wasting resources; "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities";

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    Hyponyms: boondoggle, waste of effort, waste of energy, waste of material, waste of money, waste of time, extravagance, prodigality, lavishness, highlife, high life, squandering

     

    Derivational Morphology: fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away, waste, blow, squander, consume, ware

     

     
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