Translation of wasteful in Spanish:
- [person] despilfarrador, derrochador; [method] poco económico a wasteful use of resources una manera poco económica de utilizar los recursos she's wasteful with paper desperdicia mucho papelExample sentences
- It's a very wasteful process, almost entirely due to the fine mesh of the nets.
- This is a wasteful process causing a net loss of nitrogen to the animal and pollution of the environment.
- We are finding that they are disappearing fast because of careless, wasteful use of outdoor light.
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.