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Synonyms for inefficiency
ˌɪn ɪˈfɪʃ ən si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inefficiency(noun)

    unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency

    Antonyms:
    efficiency

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inefficiency

    Synonyms:
    failure, inaction, ineffectiveness, inutility, powerlessness, uselessness

    Antonyms:
    action, agency, effect, execution, force, influence, operation, performance, procedure, result

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inefficiency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    weakness, impotence, inefficacy, powerlessness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ineffectiveness, inefficacy, ineffective

How to use inefficiency in a sentence?

  1. Eugene McCarthy:

    The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.

  2. Philippe Pradal:

    After realizing the inefficiency of his stabs ... he tried to hurt him in the face.

  3. Philippe Pradal:

    After realizing the inefficiency of his stabs,... he tried to hurt him in the face.

  4. Daniel Loeb:

    The capacity expansions should not be thought of as an alternative to solving the blatant capital inefficiency of Fanuc.

  5. Eugene McCarthy:

    The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.

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