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rating, television, letterbox, art-house, on-air, live, radio, black-and-white, indie, color, documentary, noir, programming, 3-D, feature-length, animated, televisual, on-screen, continuity, split-screen.
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Correct spelling:
inefficient
Definition:
Not efficient.
Synonyms:
inexpedient (adjective)
disadvantageous, unfit, unsatisfactory, inconvenient, delinquent, undesirable, inexpedient, untimely, inept, mistimed, unsuitable.
Other synonyms:
ineffective, wasteful, incompetent, uneconomical.
Examples of usage:
  1. Seal burst into the room holding a kettle in her hand, which she set upon the stove, and then, with inefficient haste, she set light to the gas, which flared up, exploded, and went out. Mrs. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Its government may be wasteful and worse; inefficient it is not. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  3. The bullion price of corn is now very considerably under sixty three shillings, the price at which the high duty ceases according to the Act of If our currency continues at its present nominal value, it will be necessary to make very considerable alterations in the laws, or they will be a mere dead letter and become entirely inefficient in restraining the importation of foreign corn. 1804. - "Observations on the Effects of the Corn Laws, and of a Rise or Fall in the Price of Corn on the Agriculture and General Wealth of the Country", Thomas Malthus.

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