Definition of the noun squandering
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noun - plural: squanderings
- spending resources lavishly and wastefully
"Squandering" is a book by Dorothy Monet.
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The Legacy of Rousseau (1997)
by Clifford Orwin, Nathan Tarcov
Nature, quasi-teleologically, attempts to produce organisms capable of a self- forgetting squandering of energy and talent to create the beautiful; such squandering is the expression of erotic drives that are prerational and do not conform to any ...
Ethics of Islam (2007)
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 ...
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 ...
Being After Rousseau (2002)
Philosophy and Culture in Question by Richard L. Velkley
Nature, quasi-teleologically, attempts to produce or- ganisms capable of a self- forgetting squandering of energy and talent to create the beautiful; such squandering is the expression of erotic drives that are prera- tional and do not conform to ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
Becoming 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, ...
Victoria Magazine (1868)
by Emily Faithfull
Superior education and refinement forbid our squandering means in the rude and deleterious form of spirits and ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
Ancestors, 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, ...
by Nancy LeClaire, George Cardinal, Harold Cardinal, Emily Hunter, Earle H. Waugh
it is an unfortunate squandering, wiyakan (vn); ...
by Noah Webster
Squandering.] Etym: [Cf. Scot. squatter to splash water about,to scatter, tosquander, ...
by Random House, Stephen Elliott
prodgal 9 unthrifty 10 thrittiess 11 extravagant, improvident, spendthriit, squandering 12 ...
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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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