Definition of inefficiently in English:

inefficiently

adverb

  • See inefficient

    • ‘Fortunately, the worm is quite badly written, and transfers itself fairly inefficiently.’
    • ‘Insulin resistance, a condition in which the body handles glucose poorly because cells respond inefficiently to insulin, is a precursor to type II diabetes.’
    • ‘She said: ‘It is appalling that public money is being used so inefficiently.’’
    • ‘A man who exercises his faculties but does so inefficiently or badly cannot be said to be making a success of his life.’
    • ‘Those outfits are our customers, and what we do for them is apply automation to the very tasks they were doing inefficiently in the past.’

Pronunciation

inefficiently

/ɪnɪˈfɪʃ(ə)ntli/