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1. inefficient

adjective. ['ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənt'] not producing desired results; wasteful.

Synonyms

  • incompetent
  • ineffectual
  • wasteful
  • ineffective
  • uneffective

Antonyms

  • effective
  • efficient
  • skilled
  • adequate

Etymology

  • efficient (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Rhymes with Inefficient

  • self-sufficient
  • insufficient
  • beneficent
  • proficient
  • coefficient
  • sufficient
  • omniscient
  • deficient

Sentences with inefficient


1. Adjective
Profit margins are extremely thin and there is little room for waste or inefficient processes.

2. Noun, singular or mass
As a result, employees’ overall performance becomes inefficient, which affects the work results.

Quotes about inefficient


1. The imagination needs moodling,--long, inefficient happy idling, dawdling and puttering.
- Brenda Ueland

2. inefficient

adjective. ['ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənt'] lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; inadequate.

Synonyms

  • incompetent

Antonyms

  • thrifty
  • qualified

Etymology

  • efficient (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
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