waste of time

noun phrase

Definition of waste of time

: a bad use of time The lecture was a complete waste of time.

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“Waste of time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waste%20of%20time. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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