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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


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inefficiency

    failure, inaction, ineffectiveness, inutility, powerlessness, uselessness

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inefficiency(n.)

    weakness, impotence, inefficacy, powerlessness

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    ineffectiveness, inefficacy, ineffective

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