1. inefficiency

noun. ['ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənsi'] unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency.


  • efficiency


  • efficiency (English)
  • efficientia (Latin)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Rhymes with Inefficiency

  • immunodeficiency
  • self-sufficiency
  • proficiency
  • sufficiency
  • deficiency

How do you pronounce inefficiency?

Pronounce inefficiency as ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənsi.

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Sentences with inefficiency

1. Noun, singular or mass
To avoid inefficiency and hand cramps, it helps to understand the main elements to include in your notes.

2. Verb, base form
This may lead to inefficiency or missed deadlines in his department.