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Definition of the noun squandering

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noun - plural: squanderings

  1. spending resources lavishly and wastefully
    • example: more wasteful than the squandering of time
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: dissipation / waste / wastefulness = useless or profitless activity
    • more specific word: squandermania = prodigious squandering


"Squandering" is a book by Dorothy Monet.

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Google previewThe Muslim Mind on Trial (2003)

Divine Revelation Versus Secular Rationalism by Abdessalam Yassine

Money squandering is the work of the devils. Add to it the devilry and usurious interest of capitalism and you find the proportion of the bankruptcy of the underdeveloped peoples, with Muslims in the forefront. Many rulers of the underdeveloped ...

Google previewNietzsche’s Economy (2007)

Modernity, Normativity and Futurity by P. Sedgwick

Squandering is a general feature of economy rather than something exclusive to one kind or the other. As the wastefulness of the economy of the preservation of the species suggests, there is also something Sinister, violent and amoral at work ...

Google previewCarl Menger's Lectures to Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria (1994)

by Carl Menger, Rudolf (Crown Prince of Austria)

Individual squandering is an offence against the common good and an outrage considering the exhausting labour of the large ...

Google previewMarkets and Rural Economics: Science of Commerce and Distribution (1914)

An Investigation of Agricultural Production and the Economics of Distribution: Cooperation in Marketing; Rural Credits; Agencies of Impending Change; Present Conditions and Tendencies; Future Possibilities and Opportunities by Thomas Joseph Brooks

Squandering is an economic crime and no class is any more excusable for it than another. Envy plays a good part in our denunciations of the rich. Unless we are willing to get down to business and correct the absurd system under which we ...

Google previewAlberta Elders' Cree Dictionary (1998)

by Nancy LeClaire, George Cardinal, Emily Hunter, Earle H. Waugh

it is an unfortunate squandering, wiyakan (vn); ...

Google previewThe Random House Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1995)

by Random House, Stephen Elliott

prodgal 9 unthrifty 10 thrittiess 11 extravagant, improvident, spendthriit, squandering 12 ...

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Squandering the Stimulus Introductions

Brian Rothenberg, ProgressOhio, introduces speakers

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Quotes about Squandering

The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. (John Mason Brown)
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Scrabble value of S1Q10U1A1N1D2E1R1I1N1G2

The value of this 11-letter word is 22 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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