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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inefficient  \In`ef*fi"cient\,  a. 
  1.  Not  efficient;  not  producing  the  effect  intended  or 
  desired;  inefficacious;  as  inefficient  means  or  measures. 
 
  2.  Incapable  of  or  indisposed  to  effective  action 
  habitually  slack  or  remiss;  effecting  little  or  nothing; 
  as  inefficient  workmen;  an  inefficient  administrator. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inefficient 
  adj  1:  not  producing  desired  results;  wasteful;  "an  inefficient 
  campaign  against  drugs";  "outdated  and  inefficient 
  design  and  methods"  [ant:  {efficient}] 
  2:  lacking  the  ability  or  skill  to  perform  effectively; 
  inadequate;  "an  ineffective  administration";  "inefficient 
  workers"  [syn:  {ineffective}] 




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