the quality or condition of being inefficient; lack of efficiency.
an instance of inefficiency: This work is riddled with inefficiencies.
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How to use inefficiency in a sentence
Unfortunately, this approach still stands out against the inefficiency of most of our energy use today.Use today’s tech solutions to meet the climate crisis and do it profitably | Walter Thompson | February 12, 2021 | TechCrunch
Centralizing content creates easy accessWhen marketing teams are dealing with large volumes of content, inefficiencies in content management can significantly impact day-to-day operations.
They could consider their former selves, the quick spenders of a not-so-distant past, and turn an unmoving market into their own inefficiency.The Blue Jays’ Robbie Ray signing could give the Nationals a template | Jesse Dougherty | November 9, 2020 | Washington Post
BERT has been a big contributor to passage ranking research enthusiasm, and likely due to the aforementioned issues with BERt’s transformer architecture inefficiency and length constraints.
After spending decades chasing inefficiencies, there are fewer to be found than ever before.If Billy Beane Is Done With Baseball, He’s Left An Indelible Mark | Neil Paine (email@example.com) | October 15, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
But inefficiency and ineffectiveness are not its only evils.
The earliest modern era GAO report on scheduling inefficiency and wait times at the VA dates to the year 2000.Does the V.A. Have More Secret, Deadly Wait Lists? | Jacob Siegel | May 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So the Problem Solvers signed on to a No Labels legislative package designed to address waste and inefficiency in government.
The real Russian economy is an antiquated mess, rife with bureaucratic inefficiency, a lack of competition, and epic corruption.I Will Not Return to the Dark Reality of Putin's Russia | Garry Kasparov | June 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Secondly, he assumed, patronizingly, that what really bothers conservatives about government is its inefficiency.
The socialist looking thus at the world we live in sees in it nothing but waste and selfishness and inefficiency.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
The position was irremediable; Tom's neglect and inefficiency were established beyond question.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
The wretched inefficiency of Edward had by this time rendered the position of his adherents in Scotland all but insupportable.King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
Again and again was the absolute inefficiency of the fleet pointed out to them.Spanish Life in Town and Country | L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
There is no such inefficiency in the government as makes the lives of Turkish subjects always insecure and travel dangerous.Silver Chimes in Syria | W. S. Nelson