Definition of "wastefulness" []

  • Tending to waste or squander; extravagant (adjective)
  • Causing waste, destruction, or devastation (adjective)
  • Imprudent or excessive expenditure or the waste of resources (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wastefulness" in a sentence
  • "Though such wastefulness is the height of fiscal irresponsibility, it is wholly in keeping with the behavior of tax-and-spend Democrats: Hey!"
  • "The real way to estimate a nations wastefulness is by looking at how much energy they use to generate $1."
  • "And, really, why IS it that wastefulness is a sign of success in our society?"