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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 previewVictoria Magazine (1868)

by Emily Faithfull

Superior education and refinement forbid our squandering means in the rude and deleterious form of spirits and ...

Google previewDialectical Disputations, Volume 1 (2012)

by Lorenzo Valla, Brian P Copenhaver, Lodi Nauta

or perhaps the reason why we are stingy or greedy is to make it possible to be extravagant—in other words, to squander the wealth acquired, so that squandering is the aim of stinginess or greed. And it is not the greedy but the ex- travagant ...

Google previewClothiers' and Haberdashers' Weekly (1899)

SQUANDERING Means Poverty. SAVING Breeds Riches. Don't wear your faded old overcoat any longer. when you can afford a new one. That would be stingy. Don't buy ...

Google previewThe Muslim Mind on Trial (2003)

Divine Revelation Versus Secular Rationalism by Abdessalam Yassine, ʻAbd al-Salām Yāsīn

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 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 previewThe Western Baptist Review (1849)

such as Colleges, Museums, Parks , or Libraries, is called squandering the people's money. Hence the care with which every species of visible property is guarded, while abstract rights, human ...

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 previewBecoming the Gentleman (2012)

British Literature and the Invention of Modern Masculinity, 1660-1815 by Jason D. Solinger

Squandering is a narrative proposition more at home in epic or mockepic poetry, or best ofall, the novel. Indeed, ifwe want to consider the cultural legacy of the gentlemanly persona whose authority depends upon, and poses a challenge to, ...

Google previewAncestors, Virgins, & Friars (2009)

Christianity as a Local Religion in Late Imperial China by Eugenio Menegon

its status, and since squandering is a pity, each familyl's contribution] should not exceed a few coins, both to contain expenses and act appropriately. This is the good way one should hold a gathering." On the Xue lineage temple, see FAXZ, ...

Google previewOfficial Record of the Debates of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly ... (1905)

by New South Wales. Parliament, Queensland. Parliament

“'0 haveundoubtedly signandered money in the past, and the result 0 that squandering is that we have had to pull up suddenly and stop railway construction on a wholesale scale. As a consequence, there are a number of unemployed man ...

Google previewAlberta Elders' Cree Dictionary (1998)

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

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

Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

Squandering.] Etym: [Cf. Scot. squatter to splash water about,to scatter, tosquander, ...

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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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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