What is the opposite of resourceful?

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Adjective
Opposite of having the ability to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use
“Being unimaginative, he failed to creatively utilize the tools and resources at his disposal.”
Adjective
Opposite of using one's wits to solve a problem
“He was helpless and could not figure out how to get himself out of the mess he was in.”
Adjective
Opposite of using materials at hand efficiently
“This is a wasteful process that will cause a net loss of nitrogen to livestock and pollution of the environment.”
Adjective
(of a system) Opposite of capable of maximizing productivity at no expense of extra resources
“Procedures that were set up to expose and correct dishonesty were themselves blocked or shown to be inefficient.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a clear and quick intellect
“George was an unintelligent child who would constantly make poor choices in life.”
Adjective
Opposite of having the skill and imagination to create new things
Adjective
Opposite of willing to consider new ideas; enterprising
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing creativity or inventiveness
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing the ability to respond without delay or hesitation
Adjective
Opposite of deft, dexterous, or skillful
Adjective
Opposite of thinking about or planning the future with imagination or wisdom
Adjective
Opposite of clever at attaining one's ends by indirect and often deceptive means
Adjective
Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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Opposite of taking advantage of situations that arise
Adjective
Opposite of able to do many different things; versatile
Adjective
Opposite of wise in personal, professional or business dealings
“He was an incapable businessman prone to making bad decisions.”
Adjective
Opposite of having many sides
Adjective
Opposite of trusting to one's own powers or judgment
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