inefficiently inefficiently  /ɪ nɪ ˈfɪ ʃənt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an inefficient manner

Usage(s):

  1. Even as they convicted the right man, the heterogeneous teams were likelier to report afterward that they'd done the job inefficiently and not very collegially.
  2. It can be persuasively argued that the United States fought the war inefficiently with needless costs in lives and resources.
  3. The great danger is that it will also remain corrupt, inefficiently run and economically chaotic; e.

News

  1. Editorial: Surprise! The Senate reaches a compromise

    The Senate, when it rouses itself to do so, does work. Slowly, inefficiently, maddeningly, but it does work.
    on July 19, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  2. Editorial: The U.S. Senate finds a compromise is within its reach

    The Senate, when it rouses itself to do so, does work. Slowly, inefficiently, maddeningly, but it does work.
    on July 19, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

Quotes

  1. "Any changes" Congress makes to the 2010 budget "should avoid across-the-board adjustments, which inefficiently extend all programs," pushing out schedules and increasing costs, Gates said in his prepared comments on weapons acquisition.
    on Jan 26, 2009 By: Robert Gates Source: Bloomberg

  2. "There is a lot of money being spent inefficiently, ineffectively, and -- in some cases -- in ways that are actually pretty stunning," Obama said.
    on May 7, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNNMoney.com

  3. "The cost was enormous because we were doing it so inefficiently," said Dr Roberts. "We knew we needed something to share that rather than have it as a dedicated session."
    on Oct 29, 2009 By: Lawrence Roberts Source: BBC News

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