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Synonyms for inefficient

Synonyms for inefficient

lacking the qualities, as efficiency or skill, required to produce desired results

not having the desired effect

Synonyms for inefficient

not producing desired results

lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively


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Creating these inefficient jobs must surely have an impact on our overall performance.
The OECD provided key analysis in the run up to the G20 commitment in 2009 to phase out the inefficient subsidies and has been measuring public support to fossil fuels since.
If you want to talk about expensive, inefficient blots on the landscape, look at Faslane naval base, home to nuclear submarine Trident.
The critical situation was created for two reasons, one of which is inefficient use of resources, according to him.
Karachi -- Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that there is no room for inefficient and late comer officers in Health Department Sindh.
Until recently, for a number of years the coroner's service for the area had been inefficient and ineffective.
The Imprivata Report on the Economic Impact of Inefficient Communications in Healthcare" estimates the monetary hit of lost productivity in healthcare due to inefficient communications to be about $1.
JUST under a quarter of us (24%) have paid excess baggage charges due to inefficient packing, a new survey reveals.
We condemn the sanctions; the US and Europe should be aware that such methods are inefficient and they shouldn't treat countries from a superiority-seeking position," Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said in her weekly press conference in Tehran today.
They noted that ex-WAPDA power plants are not only inefficient in designs but the worst is that nobody even ensures their working at prescribed efficiency level
regarding inefficient expenses on acquisition of two bio toilets for 100 mln drams in total.
The truth of the matter is black powder is terribly inefficient, with over half the charge ending up as barrel fouling.
The Prince said it was "unbelievable" that Italian farmers were sometimes dismissed as inefficient for using old fashioned techniques, even though they produced high quality products.
On top of that this vast behemoth labours daily under the malign control of a bloated, inefficient and ridiculously expensive bureaucracy.
Launching its annual world energy outlook, the IEA said that without bold action in the next five years, the planet will be "locked in" to high-carbon, insecure and inefficient energy sources.