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Synonyms for inefficiency
ˌɪn ɪˈfɪʃ ən siin·ef·fi·cien·cy

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. inefficiency

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inefficiencynoun

    unskillfulness resulting from a lack of efficiency

    Antonyms:
    efficiency

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inefficiencynoun

    Synonyms:
    weakness, impotence, inefficacy, powerlessness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "inefficiency":

    ineffectiveness, inefficacy, ineffective

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#2278failure
#17218ineffective
#36114inaction
#38445inefficiency
#73354powerlessness
#76413ineffectiveness
#123069uselessness
#312168inefficacy

How to use inefficiency in a sentence?

  1. Alex Azar:

    We've got to use the full power of the U.S. government and the private sector here to compress all of those (drug trial) timelines, reduce inefficiency in development and use the power of the U.S. government to produce at risk, scale hundreds of millions of doses of vaccines even while we're running the clinical trials to prove their safe and effective.

  2. Eric Ambler:

    For the skeptic there remains only one consolation if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency.

  3. The United:

    We are in the middle of a catastrophe that is not the result of a hurricane, that is not the result of a tsunami, it's the product of the inefficiency, the incapability, the corruption of a regime that doesn't care about the lives of Venezuelans.

  4. Brett Schaefer:

    If he is proposing giving these resources to the U.N. system, it would represent a massive expansion of resources to organizations that have a troubling history of mismanagement and inefficiency, in 2018, global GDP was $85 trillion. Total revenue for the U.N. system in 2018 was $56 billion. Moreover, we have seen the World Health Organization badly mishandle the response to COVID-19 by trusting information from China. Why that experience would give governments confidence to give such resources to the UN is a mystery.

  5. Philippe Pradal:

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


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