wasteful

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From waste +‎ -ful.

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wasteful (comparative more wasteful, superlative most wasteful)

  1. Inclined to waste or squander money or resources.
  2. (obsolete) Uninhabited, desolate.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.6:
      Shortly unto the wastefull woods she came, / Whereas she found the Goddesse with her crew [...].
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