unthrifty


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unthrifty

(ʌnˈθrɪftɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
careless with money; not thrifty
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unthrifty

adjective
Reckless, especially in the use of material resources:
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unthrifty

[ˈʌnˈθrɪftɪ] ADJmanirroto
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We have seen John in nothing but the stormiest condition; we have seen him reckless, desperate, tried beyond his moderate powers; of his daily self, cheerful, regular, not unthrifty, we have seen nothing; and it may thus be a surprise to the reader to learn that he was studiously careful of his health.
Washing for gold supports the inhabitants of numerous hovels, scattered along the sides of each little rivulet; but, like all those whose gains are uncertain, they are unthrifty in all their habits, and consequently poor.
of the indolent, the incompetent, the unthrifty, the envious and the
In my native town of Salem, at the head of what, half a century ago, in the days of old King Derby, was a bustling wharf -- but which is now burdened with decayed wooden warehouses, and exhibits few or no symptoms of commercial life; except, perhaps, a bark or brig, half-way down its melancholy length, discharging hides; or, nearer at hand, a Nova Scotia schooner, pitching out her cargo of firewood -- at the head, I say, of this dilapidated wharf, which the tide often overflows, and along which, at the base and in the rear of the row of buildings, the track of many languid years is seen in a border of unthrifty grass -- here, with a view from its front windows adown this not very enlivening prospect, and thence across the harbour, stands a spacious edifice of brick.
No: a poor man who is ungrateful, unthrifty, discontented, and rebellious, is probably a real personality, and has much in him.
It is the only unthrifty, careless habit I know in you.
During the survey, 30 animals were showing clinical signs of selenosis in form of progressive emaciation, poor health, unthrifty appearance (Fig.
Thereafter, at the end of second week, the birds fed on excess methionine diets (diets C and D) became anorexic, that is, lost their appetite, became dull, unthrifty and started showing signs of leg weakness.
Suspect coccidiosis in thin, unthrifty goats that are not growing properly, even if you see no diarrhea.
Therefore, equine owners particularly those who have bet huge amounts in sports, cannot afford their animals to stay sick, unthrifty and debilitated due to parasites.