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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Wasteful of time or energy.

Usage examples (39)
  • War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
  • This is, at its very essence, not fair to those who are involved in 'inefficient' industries.
  • Cameron attacked Labour's record, blaming Brown for what he described as inefficient and chaotic public services.
  • Maybe being time consuming and inefficient is the real value of their service. for more
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