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Meaning of INEFFICIENCY

Pronunciation:  `ini'fishunsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency
 

INEFFICIENCY is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Antonyms: efficiency
 
 See Also: unskillfulness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ef*fi"cien*cy\, n.
The quality of being inefficient; want of power or energy
sufficient; want of power or energy sufficient for the
desired effect; inefficacy; incapacity; as, he was discharged
from his position for inefficiency.

 
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 Related Terms: disability, disablement, disqualification, imbecility, inability, inadeptness, inadequacy, inaptitude, inaptness, inattentiveness, incapability, incapacitation, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, indexterity, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineptitude, ineptness, infancy, inferiority, insufficiency, legal incapacity, maladjustment, maladroitness, mediocrity, minority, pedestrianism, rustiness, skill-lessness, thoughtlessness, unaptness, uncleverness, undeftness, undexterousness, undextrousness, unfitness, unfittedness, unintelligence, unproficiency, unschooledness, unskillfulness, untrainedness, wardship
 

 

 

 

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