thriftless

[thrift-lis]
adjective
1.
without thrift; improvident; wasteful.
2.
Archaic. useless or pointless.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English: unsuccessful. See thrift, -less

thriftlessly, adverb
thriftlessness, noun
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thrift (θrɪft)
 
n
1.  wisdom and caution in the management of money
2.  Also called: sea pink any of numerous perennial plumbaginaceous low-growing plants of the genus Armeria, esp A. maritima, of Europe, W Asia, and North America, having narrow leaves and round heads of pink or white flowers
3.  rare vigorous thriving or growth, as of a plant
4.  (US) a building society, savings bank, or credit union
5.  an obsolete word for prosperity
 
[C13: from Old Norse: success; see thrive]
 
'thriftless
 
adj
 
'thriftlessly
 
adv
 
'thriftlessness
 
n

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The majority of the people are unstable, thriftless improvident and ignorant.
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