Examples of inefficient in a Sentence
The delivery system was very inefficient.
an inefficient use of fuel
Recent Examples of inefficient from the Web
Jay Cutler has been his typical, inefficient, reckless self, throwing four interceptions against five touchdowns.
But the inefficient kitchen in their 15-year-old contemporary-style house in Jacksonville, Florida, was not suitable for their new lifestyle.
Some argue that sponsorship of charismatic animals, which tend to be high-maintenance (think Bao Bao), is an inefficient use of money.
The first stemmed from a deregulatory impulse that led conservative business figures and economists to see tax breaks and tax incentives as yet another inefficient regulatory policy that skewed economic activity.
The old, inefficient plants could be mothballed, and air pollution would decrease.
This isn't to say that Ohio State has lost five games in three years because of Barrett's inefficient running.
The easy answer is to blame incompetent politicians and inefficient government.
The Frogs’ pulled out a 31-24 victory despite having an inefficient day on offense and giving up some big plays on defense.
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First Known Use of inefficient
Synonymscounterproductive, feckless, hamstrung, ineffectual, inefficacious, ineffective, inexpedient
Antonymseffective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, expedient, operant, ultraefficient
Related Wordsabortive, bootless, fruitless, futile, nonproductive, pointless, profitless, unavailing, unproductive, unprofitable, unsuccessful, useless, worthless
Near Antonymsavailing, beneficial, helpful, productive, profitable, successful, useful, worthwhile
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- an inefficient repair
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