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synonyms for wastefully

  • prodigally
  • extravagantly
  • foolishly
  • immoderately
  • improvidently
  • lavishly
  • profligately
  • recklessly
  • thriftlessly
  • wildly
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How to use wastefully in a sentence

The annual accretions are small for an enormous amount of human effort is wastefully directed.
THE INHUMANITY OF SOCIALISMEDWARD F. ADAMS
The war has proved to us how closely related the things we use lavishly and wastefully may be to the most ideal possessions.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONSG.E. PARTRIDGE
It is clear that the arrangements for obtaining these advances were made both wastefully and grudgingly.
KEATSSIDNEY COLVIN
But nothing can quite starve a people who all live near the sea which yields fish enough near shore to feed them wastefully.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF WALTER H. PAGE, VOLUME IIBURTON J. HENDRICK
Think what this world would be were the women to live like the men, as disorderly, as wastefully, as noisily!
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEETWALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE
Billy held the nozzle limply in one hand and let the stream pour wastefully at his feet.
THE CHEERFUL SMUGGLERSELLIS PARKER BUTLER
Industrial history shows that in modern competitive industry the motive of personal gain is most wastefully applied.
THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN CAPITALISMJOHN ATKINSON HOBSON
Are we not merely using the interest on these accumulations of power, but also wastefully spending the capital?
WEAR AND TEARSILAS WEIR MITCHELL
The food supplied to the American armies has been extravagantly good, and certainly has been wastefully abundant.
NORTH AMERICA, VOLUME II (OF 2)ANTHONY TROLLOPE
Thus over seven-eighths of his power was wastefully developed in order to render one-eighth useful.
HISTORY OF STEAM ON THE ERIE CANALANONYMOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO WASTEFULLY

  • badly
  • carelessly
  • inadequately
  • unproductively
  • wastefully
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