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Meaning of "wastefulness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WASTEFULNESS

wastefulness  [ˈweɪstfʊlnɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WASTEFULNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wastefulness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES WASTEFULNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wastefulness

Waste

Waste and wastes are terms for unwanted materials. Examples include municipal solid waste, hazardous waste, wastewater, radioactive waste, and others. The term is often subjective and sometimes objectively inaccurate. The terms can have various connotations, including pejorative tone or a squandering of potential. Litter refers to waste disposed of improperly.

Definition of wastefulness in the English dictionary

The definition of wastefulness in the dictionary is tendency to be wasteful.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WASTEFULNESS


artfulness
ˈɑːtfʊlnɪs
boastfulness
ˈbəʊstfʊlnɪs
deceitfulness
dɪˈsiːtfʊlnɪs
distastefulness
dɪsˈteɪstfʊlnɪs
doubtfulness
ˈdaʊtfʊlnɪs
forgetfulness
fəˈɡetfʊlnɪs
fretfulness
ˈfrɛtfʊlnɪs
frightfulness
ˈfraɪtfʊlnɪs
fruitfulness
ˈfruːtfʊlnɪs
gratefulness
ˈɡreɪtfʊlnɪs
lustfulness
ˈlʌstfʊlnɪs
respectfulness
rɪˈspɛktfʊlnɪs
self-forgetfulness
ˌselffəˈɡetfʊlnɪs
spitefulness
ˈspaɪtfʊlnɪs
sprightfulness
ˈspraɪtfʊlnɪs
tactfulness
ˈtæktfʊlnɪs
tastefulness
ˈteɪstfʊlnɪs
thoughtfulness
ˈθɔːtfʊlnɪs
uneventfulness
ˌʌnɪˈvɛntfʊlnɪs
wistfulness
ˈwɪstfʊlnɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WASTEFULNESS

waste material
waste minimization
waste pipe
waste products
waste water
wastebasket
wastebin
wasted
wasteful
wastefully
wastel
wasteland
wastelot
wasteness
wastepaper
wastepaper basket
wastepaper bin
waster
wasterfully
wasterfulness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WASTEFULNESS

business
carefulness
casualness
coolness
evilness
faithfulness
fearfulness
fullness
gracefulness
helpfulness
illness
joyfulness
meaningfulness
mental illness
mindfulness
stillness
thankfulness
truthfulness
usefulness
wellness
wonderfulness

Synonyms and antonyms of wastefulness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wastefulness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WASTEFULNESS

Find out the translation of wastefulness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wastefulness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wastefulness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

浪费
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

despilfarro
570 millions of speakers

English

wastefulness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अपव्ययिता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التبذير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

расточительность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desperdício
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wastefulness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

gaspillage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembaziran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Verschwendung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ムダ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낭비
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wastefulness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lãng phí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wastefulness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उणीव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

israf
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prodigalità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

marnotrawstwo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

марнотратність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

risipă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σπατάλη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verkwisting
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slösaktighet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wastefulness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wastefulness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WASTEFULNESS»

The term «wastefulness» is regularly used and occupies the 57.590 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WASTEFULNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wastefulness

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QUOTES WITH «WASTEFULNESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wastefulness.
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Nong Duc Manh
We must fight against negativeness - especially bureaucracy, corruption and wastefulness.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WASTEFULNESS»

Discover the use of wastefulness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wastefulness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Future Logistics Challenges
By these the complexity and all forms of wastefulness can be avoided. Ohno ( 1988) states that we have seven different kind of wastefulness; wastefulness through overproduction, wastefulness caused by waiting time, wastefulness caused of ...
Leif Enarsson, 2006
2
Technological Choices for Sustainability
Scenarios simulating desirable, undesirable, and degree of wastefulness events Category ... to INP (12) (increased production efficiency) Decrease 10X rate of consumption wastefulness (product reuse) Decrease 2X rate of mass transfer from ...
Subhas K. Sikdar, Peter Glavic, Ravi Jain, 2004
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Baxter's Practical Works, Volume 1: A Sum of Practical ...
CASES ABOUT, AND DIRECTIONS AGAINST, PRODIGALITY AND SINFUL WASTEFULNESS. Because men's carnal interest and sensuality is predominant with the greatest part of the world, and therefore governeth them in their judgment  ...
‎2007
4
Aristotle, Emotions, and Education
generosity is medial state placed between two extremes - in this case, the states of 'wastefulness' (excess) and 'ungenerosity' (deficiency). Generous persons are good users of riches; they give the proper amounts to the right people, at the ...
Professor Kristján Kristjánsson, 2012
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The practical works of Richard Baxter: with a life of the ...
'Truly understand what necessary frugality, or parsimony, and sinful wastefulness are.' Necessary frugality or sparing is an act of fidelity, obedience and gratitude, by which we use all our estates so faithfully for the chief Owner, so obediently to ...
Richard Baxter, William Orme, 1830
6
In the World Interior of Capital: Towards a Philosophical ...
Agrarian conservatism expressed its ecological—moral conclusions in a categorical ban on wastefulness. Because the product of labour could not usually be increased, only augmented by looting at best, people in the ancient world were ...
Peter Sloterdijk, 2013
7
Elicitive Conflict Transformation and the Transrational ...
From the positive view of one's generosity, the perceived stinginess of others will be the subject of a moral judgment amounting to a unilateral censorship; and, vice versa, the same applies to wastefulness from the perspective of thriftiness.
Wolfgang Dietrich, 2013
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The practical works of ... Richard Baxter, with a life of ...
'Truly understand what necessary frugality, or parsimony, and sinful wastefulness are.' Necessary frugality or sparing is an act of fidelity, obedience and gratitude, by which we use all our estates so faithfully for the chief Owner, so obediently to ...
Richard Baxter, William Orme, 1830
9
The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: With a Preface, ...
Because men's carnal interest and sensuality is predominant with the greatest part of the world, and therefore governeth them in their judgment about duty and sin, it thence cometh to pass that wastefulness and prodigality are easily believed  ...
Richard Baxter, 1838
10
Arboriculture
American. Wastefulness. 0 n 3 r1 a > b 5 o r. The French people — that is, the peasants and middle class — are commonly regarded as the thriftiest people in the world. Perhaps they do not possess this trait in greater degree than the ...
‎1905

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WASTEFULNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wastefulness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Swiss hotel fights food wastefulness with photos of starving children
After problems with wasteful guests piling their plates with food only to leave a majority of it behind, the four-star Monopol Hotel in Lucerne, Switzerland took ... «RocketNews24, Jun 15»
2
AKP Deputy Kuzu fails at downplaying Turkish governmental …
Critics and opponents have been slamming the AK Party's wastefulness for months in the lead up to the general elections on June 7, including the party's own ... «BGN NEWS, May 15»
3
Beyonce fans are angry at the singers wastefulness in new video
Beyonce fans are outraged at the singer's wasteful actions in her latest music video with Nicki Minaj. The Feeling Myself video features Beyonce pouring a bottle ... «Stuff.co.nz, May 15»
4
Trash to Treasure group battles wastefulness at Tulane
This week, Trash to Treasure is conducting an extensive collection process, taking in clothes, dorm supplies, bedding and anything else students don't want. «News from Tulane, May 15»
5
Muller unhappy with Germany wastefulness
Thomas Muller conceded that Germany were wasteful in front of goal after they overcame Georgia 2-0 in Euro 2016 qualifying on Sunday. Muller doubled ... «Goal.com, Mar 15»
6
Recapping AC Milan Wastefulness in Loss to Fiorentina
Eleven minutes into the second period, Milan's wastefulness was touched with good fortune. Against the run of play, Giacomo Bonaventura lined up a first-time ... «Bleacher Report, Mar 15»
7
$95K Huskie Pups used for only 36 days, showing NIU's wastefulness
Michael Herrera, senior political science major, looks out the window of the Huskie Pup Bus Oct. 7 as he takes a ride to class. Three Huskie Pups arrived to ... «Northern Star Online, Feb 15»
8
Stats focus: How Navas' wastefulness cost Man City against Arsenal
... Sport · Football · Football News · Jesus Navas. Stats focus: How Navas' wastefulness cost Man City against Arsenal. 12:30, 19 January 2015; By David Lynch ... «Manchester Evening News, Jan 15»
9
No amount of daughter water could wash away this wastefulness
WHERE was my bottle of daughter water? I have daughters; I get thirsty. Daughter water, you ask? It was part of a pathetic, but no doubt expensive, public ... «The Australian, Jan 15»
10
West Indies' Wastefulness an Insult to Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Every so often, Shivnarine Chanderpaul is accused of being a selfish player. Not so much because he bats so slowly, but often because he does not like to hog ... «Bleacher Report, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wastefulness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wastefulness>. Feb 2020 ».
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