Word:

Wasteful

Waste´ful
a.1.Full of waste; destructive to property; ruinous; as, wasteful practices or negligence; wasteful expenses.
2.Expending, or tending to expend, property, or that which is valuable, in a needless or useless manner; lavish; prodigal; as, a wasteful person; a wasteful disposition.
3.Waste; desolate; unoccupied; untilled.
In wilderness and wasteful desert strayed.
- Spenser.
Adj.1.wasteful - inefficient in use of time and effort and materials; "a clumsy and wasteful process"; "wasteful duplication of effort"; "uneconomical ebb and flow of power"
Synonyms: uneconomical
2.wasteful - tending to squander and waste
Antonyms:
thrifty - careful and diligent in the use of resources
3.wasteful - laying waste; "when wasteful war shall statues overturn"- Shakespeare
baneful, calamitous, cataclysmal, cataclysmic, catastrophic, consuming, consumptive, deadly, demolishing, demolitionary, depredatory, desolating, destroying, destructive, devastating, disastrous, dissipative, doomful, easy come, easy go, extravagant, fatal, fateful, fratricidal, incontinent, intemperate, internecine, nihilist, nihilistic, overgenerous, overlavish, overliberal, penny-wise and pound-foolish, pound-foolish, prodigal, profligate, profuse, ravaging, ruining, ruinous, self-destructive, spendthrift, subversionary, subversive, suicidal, vandalic, vandalish, vandalistic, wasting, withering
Translate Wasteful to German, Translate Wasteful to French
Browse
waste of material
waste of money
waste of time
waste one's time
waste paper
waste pipe
waste product
Waste steam
Waste trap
waste-paper basket
waste-yard
Wastebasket
wastebin
Wasteboard
Wastebook
wasted
-- Wasteful --
wastefully
wastefulness
Wastel
wasteland
Wasteness
wastepaper basket
Waster
Wastethrift
wastewater
Wasteweir
wasteyard
Wasting
wasting away
wasting disease
Wasting palsy
wasting time
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy