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Adjective
Not performing a task or function to the best advantage
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“It would negate the need to build these inefficient wind farms and put a stop to the despoiling of Scotland's landscapes!”
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Not suited to a particular task or job
“After listening to his incoherent rambling about a coffee pot, my conclusion is that Marshall is a disturbingly inefficient rapper.”
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Careless or negligent in doing something
“The editorial process has been highly inefficient, as evidenced by the numerous errors which still remain.”
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Incapable of, or indisposed to, quick and effective action
“Discussion is such a slow and inefficient mechanism for communication of concepts like this.”
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Lacking strength of character
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Characterized by laziness, indolence, and a lack of ambition
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(of a faculty or part of the body) Reduced in quality or efficacy
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Not producing enough profit
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Requiring significant amounts of time
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Unstreamlined. inefficient
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That makes a loss
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Chaotic, disorganised or mismanaged
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Unable to defend oneself or to act without help
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(of a thing) Not of the necessary quality or standard to meet a particular purpose
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