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wasteful

waste·ful

wasteful

 
pronunciation:
weIst fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: marked by or given to waste or extravagance.
a wasteful lifestyle
synonyms:
extravagant, lavish, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift
antonyms:
frugal, thrifty
similar words:
dissipated, improvident, thriftless, uneconomical
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derivations: wastefully (adv.), wastefulness (n.)
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