wastefulness

wasteful

[weyst-fuhl]
adjective
1.
given to or characterized by useless consumption or expenditure: wasteful methods; a wasteful way of life.
2.
grossly extravagant; prodigal: a wasteful party.
3.
devastating or destructive: wasteful war.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see waste, -ful

wastefully, adverb
wastefulness, noun
unwasteful, adjective
unwastefully, adverb
unwastefulness, noun
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wasteful (ˈweɪstfʊl)
 
adj
1.  tending to waste or squander; extravagant
2.  causing waste, destruction, or devastation
 
'wastefully
 
adv
 
'wastefulness
 
n

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