All this habit of destructiveness is uneconomic in the best sense, unsocial, unmoral.
They might not have been sinful, but they were not literary and they were uneconomic.
For political reasons and because of general shortages the closing of uneconomic enterprises was not considered feasible.
Beyond that limit all that he earns is sheer waste, and uneconomic remuneration which evokes no further effort.
Announcements of this kind may be classified, it seems to me, as economic, uneconomic and illegitimate.
We see that slavery was unjust, uneconomic, and the worst training for citizenship in such a government as ours.
A great volume of uneconomic and wasteful transportation has attended, and the cost increased accordingly.
This is only possible at the most uneconomic position of the valve as regards cut off.
Such a form of benevolence is a mistaken, uneconomic attempt to provide labor for one man by taking it from another.
Ugliness is the aesthetic, or theoretical aspect of sin; in its practical aspect sin is uneconomic, un-moral.
1590s, "pertaining to management of a household," perhaps shortened from economical or from French économique or directly from Latin oeconomicus "of domestic economy," from Greek oikonomikos "practiced in the management of a household or family," hence, "frugal, thrifty," from oikonomia (see economy (n.)). Meaning "relating to the science of economics" is from 1835 and now is the main sense, economical retaining the older one of "characterized by thrift."