Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being wasteful; lavishness; prodigality.

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  • noun imprudent or excessive expenditure or the waste of resources

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the trait of wasting resources
  • noun useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly

Etymologies

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wasteful + -ness

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