costly: pricey, expensive, highly-priced; damaging, harmful, disastrous adjective
Computers used to be quite costly, but as technology improves, their prices are falling.
My decision to stay home on Tuesday proved costly when every one except me received a bonus.
  • "Furthermore, with every firing there is a possibility of wrongful dismissal suits, which can be extremely costly."
  • "With energy prices high, consumers are also reluctant to make costly trips to the shopping mall."

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