Wasteful

Definition of Wasteful

Waste´ful
a.1.Full of waste; destructive to property; ruinous; as, wasteful practices or negligence; wasteful expenses.
2.Expending, or tending to expend, property, or that which is valuable, in a needless or useless manner; lavish; prodigal; as, a wasteful person; a wasteful disposition.
3.Waste; desolate; unoccupied; untilled.
In wilderness and wasteful desert strayed.
- Spenser.

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