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Squandering

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

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"Squandering" is a book by Dorothy Monet.

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Google previewGod or Nations (2010)

Radical Theology for the Religious Peace Movement by William Durland

We ask others therefore to join our refusal because of our antiwar convictions and because such evil squandering is an affront to the poor.'”'l On a related issue of tax exemption, they continue to decline classification as a charitable or ...

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 previewEthics of Islam (2005)

by Muḥammad ibn Muṣṭafá Khādimī

It is a virtue to be generous in dispensing property, whereas squandering is a vice and a forbidden act. Generosity (sahâwat) means to dispense in ...

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 previewAlberta Elders' Cree Dictionary (1998)

by Nancy LeClaire, Harold Cardinal, Emily Hunter

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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