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Engelsk navneord: wastefulness

1. wastefulness (om egenskab) the trait of wasting resources


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA life characterized by thriftlessness and waste.
The wastefulness of missed opportunities.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)thriftlessness, waste


Mindre specifikke termerimprovidence, shortsightedness

2. wastefulness (om handling) useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIf the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste.
Mindless dissipation of natural resources.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dissipation, waste


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termerboondoggle, extravagance, high life, highlife, lavishness, prodigality, squandering, waste of effort, waste of energy, waste of material, waste of money, waste of time









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