Waste"ful (?), c.
Full of waste; destructive to property; ruinous; as; wasteful practices or negligence; wasteful expenses.
Expending, or tending to expend, property, or that which is valuable, in a needless or useless manner; lavish; prodigal; as, a wasteful person; a wasteful disposition.
Waste; desolate; unoccupied; untilled.
In wilderness and wasteful desert strayed.
Syn. -- Lavish; profuse; prodigal; extravagant.
-- Waste"ful*ly, adv. -- Waste"ful*ness, n.
© Webster 1913.