Examples from the Web for wasteful
Two-thirds agree that “government is usually inefficient and wasteful.”
Though with budget cuts now looming, Congress is trying to gut some of those benefits while wasteful programs go untouched.
The most interesting part of eccentricity may be just how wasteful it usually is.
If those 3s turn into 2's and 1's, then it will be clear that this whole program was a giant, wasteful mess.
In search of wasteful government spending, Eric Cantor sets his pants on fire.Sequester Misfire: Eric Cantor’s World of Warcraft Nonsense|John Avlon|February 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first period resulted in a good deal of wasteful effort on both sides.Center Rush Rowland|Ralph Henry Barbour
The vexatious and wasteful conflict between naturalism and humanism is terminated.Reconstruction in Philosophy|John Dewey
In that wasteful day a timber-claim was not looked upon as valuable.The Valley of the Giants|Peter B. Kyne
The tax-exempt organizations have a vested interest in the oppressive, inequitable, and wasteful federal-income-tax system.The Invisible Government|Dan Smoot
To my mind, in the wasteful and blighting influences of slave labor there is a solemn and warning moral.The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)|John Greenleaf Whittier