[ US /ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənsi/ ]
[ UK /ɪnɪfˈɪʃənsi/ ]
  1. unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency
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How To Use inefficiency In A Sentence

  • They therefore blame not the buddy system but political patronage for government inefficiency.
  • ‘I only wish farmers could be fully compensated for the incompetence, inefficiency and neglect of the Department over which Mrs Beckett presides,’ he said.
  • Distribution of food throughout the country is being hampered by inefficiency and corruption.
  • The capital city needs at its helm a person with ideas and energy who can combat the forces of inertia and inefficiency, and who can initiate and manage urgently needed change.
  • In some cases this instinct might be explained as reflecting the unworkability or inefficiency of a particular checkerboard solution.
  • Their six months of filming was distilled into a one hour programme trailed as ‘a damning catalogue of inefficiency, neglect and substandard treatment.’
  • The report drew a grim picture of inefficiency and corruption.
  • The problem is not merely corruption and inefficiency, but the lack of viable alternatives. Times, Sunday Times
  • An inefficiency tax on the generation of dirty energy would be a brilliant thing, along with tax credits for installation of solar panels and energy-efficient retrofits.
  • Among the primary readjustment problems for this cohort were the poor economic situation, the attitudes and gossip of locals, inefficiency, and the slow pace of life.
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