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synonyms for wasteful

  • careless
  • destructive
  • extravagant
  • lavish
  • profligate
  • reckless
  • cavalier
  • dissipative
  • immoderate
  • improvident
  • incontinent
  • liberal
  • overdone
  • overgenerous
  • pound-foolish
  • prodigal
  • profuse
  • ruinous
  • spendthrift
  • squandering
  • thriftless
  • uneconomical
  • unthrifty
  • wanton
  • wild
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antonyms for wasteful

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  • careful
  • cautious
  • economical
  • saving
  • thrifty
  • unwasteful
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It’s extremely time-consuming, wasteful in energy, and a head-scratcher in that it doesn’t match our human experience of learning.
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Despite this notoriety, these materials aren’t necessarily as wasteful as many consumers may think.
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The team argues that traditional barrel aging is a wasteful process, where you lose 20 percent of the product through evaporation, and one that is hard to replicate.
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It will seem wasteful and barbaric compared to growing exactly the cuts of meat that we want, with no death or pollution involved.
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The plastics industry is extraordinarily wastefulThe report summarizes four aspects of the industry’s wasteful ways.
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Peace, also—or peace under the old conditions of industry—is infinitely wasteful of human energy.
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Occasionally Malcolm shot a peacock, but shooting birds with a revolver is a difficult sport and wasteful of ammunition.
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These Indians were so fierce, and warlike, and wasteful, they went about destroying everything.
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At the foot of the lake, a mass of ice was piled high over the shore, where lived these wasteful Indians.
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You that are so wasteful of your buttons,” said I, “I can hardly think you would be a good judge of business.
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