Sentence Examples with the word inefficient

The balloon is inefficient because of its levity; the flying creature is efficient because of its weight.

The English fleets were, therefore, comparatively small, were illprovided and had to co-operate with French squadrons which in the then raw state of King Louis' young navy, proved inefficient allies.

Kossuth again appointed as commander-inchief the brave but inefficient Dembinski, who was utterly routed at Temesvar (Aug.

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Plants themselves are pretty inefficient machines, at least from the standpoint of being good food sources for us.

After various parliamentary reports and some legislation by way of extension, an important act was passed in 1839 reciting that the system of police established had been found very inefficient and might be yet further improved (Metropolitan Police Act 1839).

Crime became alarmingly common, and the city government was too corrupt and inefficient to repress it.

The watchmen appointed by parishes were useless, inadequate, inefficient and untrustworthy, acting often as accessories in aiding and abetting crime.

This vicious system, grafted as it was upon an inefficient administration, and added to the weight of a continually depreciated currenc y, debased both by ill-advised fiscal measures and by public cupidity, formed one of the principal causes of the financial embarrassments which assailed the treasury with ever increasing force in the latter part of the 16th and during the 17th and 18th centuries.

It is inefficient because I must know to follow people in order to receive their updates, and that knowing spreads haphazardly.

Direct trading is inefficient in most cases.