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  • as inexpensive
  • as inimprovident
  • as inunthrifty
  • as inwasteful

synonyms for uneconomical

  • costly
  • extravagant
  • fancy
  • high
  • lavish
  • overpriced
  • pricey
  • upscale
  • valuable
  • an arm and a leg
  • at a premium
  • big-ticket
  • dear
  • excessive
  • exorbitant
  • highway robbery
  • holdup
  • immoderate
  • inordinate
  • invaluable
  • out of sight
  • plush
  • posh
  • pretty penny
  • rich
  • ritzy
  • sky-high
  • steep
  • stiff
  • swank
  • too high
  • unreasonable

antonyms for uneconomical

MOST RELEVANT
  • economical
  • reasonable
  • unimportant
  • worthless
  • cheap
  • inexpensive
  • low-priced
  • moderate
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    How to use uneconomical in a sentence

    The first steam engine invented by Hero was a rotary engine, but it was of course, most uneconomical of steam.
    INVENTIONBRADLEY A. FISKE
    It sometimes happens that good practice dictates the use of a comparatively uneconomical design.
    A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
    I commented on the fact that camp cooking seemed uneconomical, to say nothing of its lack of finesse.
    I WALKED IN ARDENJACK CRAWFORD
    In the farm region itself, much of the old division will pass away, being uneconomical and non-social.
    THE HOLY EARTHL. H. BAILEY
    It is properly an institution for eating, washing, and ironing, and a very uneconomical one.
    THE SON OF A SERVANTAUGUST STRINDBERG
    This machine, we understand, has been tried near Boston, and abandoned as uneconomical.
    PEAT AND ITS USES AS FERTILIZER AND FUELSAMUEL WILLIAM JOHNSON
    On the contrary, all of the few types then obtainable were uneconomical, indeed wasteful, in regard to efficiency.
    EDISON, HIS LIFE AND INVENTIONSFRANK LEWIS DYER AND THOMAS COMMERFORD MARTIN
    This engine could be operated satisfactorily, except as to cost, but the heavy gas consumption made it uneconomical.
    EVERY-DAY SCIENCE: VOLUME VI. THE CONQUEST OF NATUREHENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
    Not only would it be uneconomical to employ a liner, it would also be impossible—there just aren't the landing facilities.
    RICH LIVINGMICHAEL CATHAL
    This was dangerous in the face of the enemy (cf. the Peninsular War), and it was also uneconomical.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 12, SLICE 3VARIOUS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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