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wastefulness

noun

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the quality or fact of being free or wasteful in the expenditure of money
  • considering he has a family, his wastefulness is downright irresponsible

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“Wastefulness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wastefulness. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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