Definition of Thriftlessness

1. Noun. The trait of wasting resources. "The wastefulness of missed opportunities"

Exact synonyms: Waste, Wastefulness
Generic synonyms: Improvidence, Shortsightedness
Derivative terms: Thriftless, Waste, Waste, Wasteful



Definition of Thriftlessness

1. Noun. property of being thriftless ¹

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Definition of Thriftlessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thriftlessness

thridden
thridding
thrids
thrift
thrift institution
thrift shop
thrift shops
thriftier
thriftiest
thriftily
thriftiness
thriftinesses
thrifting
thriftless
thriftlessly
thriftlessness (current term)
thrifts
thriftshop
thrifty
thriftyness
thrill
thrill-seeker
thrill-seekers
thrillant
thrillcraft
thrilled
thriller
thrillerdom
thrilleresque
thrillerlike

Literary usage of Thriftlessness

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1. Later Leaves: Being the Further Reminiscences of Montagu Williams by Montagu Stephen Williams (1891)
"Drunkenness—A three months' return of charges—Laziness—" Season- ticket holders"—thriftlessness—An Englishman's ..."

2. History of the Thrift Movement in America by Simon William Straus (1920)
"thriftlessness AMONG THE POOR When a nation is riding high on the waves of prosperity the need of thrift is not as apparent as when adversity comes. ..."

3. History of the Thrift Movement in America by Simon William Straus (1920)
"CHAPTER III AMERICA'S RECORD OF thriftlessness DURING the half century preceding the war there was a rapid growth in the per capita wealth of the people of ..."

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