Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being wasteful; lavishness; prodigality.
- n. the trait of wasting resources
- n. useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
- wasteful + -ness (Wiktionary)
“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?”
“Some might say that this apparent wastefulness is indeed a blessing — that it brings about the use of more materials, more employment, prosperity.”
“One of the great perpetrators of the United States’ wastefulness is urban sprawl, which leads to SOV (single occupancy vehicle) disorder.”
“The author at heat death of the universe in a related article titled The wastefulness of fund raising writes:”
“That however is entirely their own business & if the French taxpayer wants to fund more satirical mimes that criticise government wastefulness, that is entirely their own business.”
“He had been so often chastised by my mother for "wastefulness" that his only defense was showing her the records of how many ate at which meal and what was served them.”
“The agent of one of the largest English seed houses, a few years since, laughed at my "wastefulness," as he termed it, in raising seed from solid heads.”
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