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in·ef·fi·cient

inefficient

 
pronunciation:
In fI shnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: taking too much time or supplies to produce or reach results.
The use of separate cars for travel to work is an inefficient use of energy compared to travelling by bus or subway.
antonyms:
economical, efficient
derivation: inefficiently (adv.)
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