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squandering

Definitions of squandering
  1. noun
    spending resources lavishly and wastefully
    “more wasteful than the squandering of time”
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    types:
    squandermania
    prodigious squandering (usually by a government)
    type of:
    dissipation, waste, wastefulness
    useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly
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