Examples of wasteful in a Sentence
a wasteful use of natural resources
a careless and wasteful person
We must eliminate wasteful expenditures.
Recent Examples of wasteful from the Web
Factor in two off-seasons' worth of underwhelming, wasteful moves and it’s worth asking if the Spurs are holding up their end of the deal.
There will be no panic in the Lakers' front office this summer, no urgency to force something to happen, no wasteful spending just for the sake of spending.
Kelly Ayotte, the former Republican senator from New Hampshire, ran an ad that cited her children as a reason to cut wasteful spending, said Kelly Dittmar, a political scientist at the Center for American Women and Politics.
Resale website ThredUP aims to not only provide a great second-hand shopping experience for their customers but also to educate shoppers on wasteful and unsustainable buying habits that permeate the fashion industry.
Its sprawling health-care and benefits system, which Trump blasted on the campaign trail as a wasteful, inefficient failure, serves 9 million former troops.
The other option was less wasteful: after the first test launch, NASA would upgrade the existing platform again to accommodate future flights.
The state's water cops were poised last month to pass a set of rules prohibiting what most everyone agrees are wasteful water uses –like letting water from a hose without a nozzle flow into a storm drain.
Its sprawling health-care and benefits system, which Trump blasted on the campaign trail as a wasteful, inefficient failure, churns away.
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Definition of wasteful for English Language Learners
: using more of something than is needed : causing something valuable to be wasted
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