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Yet critics worry the drive toward ever-bigger AI is wasteful, expensive, and consolidates research in the hands of a few companies with cash to fund large-scale models.

In theory, and at scale, the process would be more efficient, less wasteful, and save a few forests too.

A poor setup can ruin a business just as quickly as a wasteful campaign.

Some 64 billion parcels were sent last year domestically but current delivery networks are piecemeal, inefficient and wasteful.

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During my administration, I repeatedly tried to fix this wasteful, ineffective system.

Speaking of the TSA leads directly into a final way of minimizing the excesses and wastefulness of a national surveillance state.

Yet the mesmerizing fact in US fiscal policy is not the cost of defense, but the wastefulness of US health spending.

Among the lower classes, great wastefulness in the family economies is attributed to the ignorance of the women.

With calm wastefulness he peeled away the biggest part of the white of the egg with the shell—because it came away so.

But the new style must conform to the requirement of reputable wastefulness and futility.

Collateral evidence as to this is the extraordinary wastefulness, of operation which prevailed.

Reproaching him further for his wastefulness, Mrs. Shorne promised him the money should be got, by hook or by crook, next day.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wastefulness, such as: absurdity, amenity, dissipation, exaggeration, excess, and exorbitance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.