The production of qualities which would have suited many purposes of consumption was prohibited, and the odious supervision which became necessary involved great waste of time and a stereotyped regularity which resisted all improvements.
It seems a waste of time to hang these for less than a month.
It was a waste of time dwelling on a future she didn't have.
It's not science and it's a waste of time but what the hell; it's a rainy afternoon, with nothing else going on.
His waste of time and treasure upon a fascinating mistress named Shadu l-Mulk, the delight of the kingdom, soon brought about his deposition, and in 1408 he gave way to Shah Rukh, who, with the exception of Miran Shah, was the only surviving son of Timur.
Wards, so that the amount of cash required for circulation on the exchange became unreasonably excessive and an annoying waste of time was entailed.