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8 years, 10 months ago
Is there a single word or phrase that describes a person who:
Does something that is
not important or is unnecessary AND Does not do something that is
important or necessary?
I would appreciate it if the word can be slotted into the following gap:
Ali is a ____ person. He doesn't always get his priorities right. He
always does things that are not important and forgets to do things
that are important.
Thank you very much.
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May 14, 2014 at 0:48
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I would say that this person does not have his
straight, where priorities are priorities concerns established in order of importance.
prioritize, and coordinate short-term Bacillus anthracis bioterrorism research for public health response, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) convened a meeting in Atlanta on December 10-11, 2001, to obtain input on research priorities and improve coordination with federal partners and other stakeholders.
May 14, 2014 at 1:01
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Ali is an
: 2. Lacking a sense of responsibility; unreliable or untrustworthy. irresponsible
May 14, 2014 at 3:06
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careless person at work, suggests someone who is possibly distracted, forgets to do things, and lacks the basic skills to organize his/her work carefully and efficiently.
showing a lack of attention. G.D
not taking care T.F.D
not exact, accurate, or thorough D.C
May 14, 2014 at 8:14
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I would say that Ali is an
incoherent: irrational; without logical or meaningful connection; confused; disordered.
Ali is an incoherent (or ." ) person. He always does not get his priorities right. He always does things that are not important, and forgets to do things that are important illogical
May 14, 2014 at 1:22
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Procrastinate ( to put off intentionally and habitually) may be a good starting point Merriam Webster Procrastinate
This gives you a number of phrases you could use
Ali is a procrastinating person
Ali is a procrastinator
Ali is always procrastinating
May 14, 2014 at 3:02
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I would say:
Ali is a superfluous person. He doesn't always get his priorities right. He always does things that are not important and forgets to do things that are important.
Although a better sentence is perhaps;
As a person, Ali is superfluous to requirements.
See this definition:
unnecessary, especially through being more than enough.
"the purchaser should avoid asking for superfluous information"
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May 17, 2014 at 0:34
ali is an unorganized person. He doesn't always get his priorities right. He always does things that are not important and forgets to do things that are important.
Jan 19, 2016 at 22:08
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