inefficiency inefficiency  /ɪ nɪ ˈfɪ ʃən si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency

Usage(s):

  1. Government inefficiency, corruption and the intransigence of local populations has left the city knee-deep in trash.
  2. For all its glitz, Bombay remains a temple to inefficiency.
  3. The problem is that you have to deal with the government inefficiency penalty.

News

  • What Will Humans Look Like in 100,000 Years?

    Think you're done evolving? You might want to think again. While homo sapiens has come a long way since the Stone Age, and modern medicine is ever-rapidly developing, new biological and psychological ailments enter our vocabularies all the time — many of them incurable. Not to mention, robots have taken over many formerly human occupations because of our inefficiency. Who's to say there's no ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  1. Even in good economic times, contracting reform would be overdue in Washington, Obama said, but with the recession, "It's time for this waste and inefficiency to end. It's time for a government that only invests in what works."
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Boston Globe

  2. Shadow children's secretary Michael Gove said: "The Sutherland report is an epic catalogue of incompetence, inefficiency and blinkered inactivity in the delivery of a vital public service. It paints an unremittingly depressing picture of the...
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Michael Gove Source: Yorkshire Post

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