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adverb as in unnecessarily

adverb as in vainly


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Example Sentences

Yet one of the biggest problems with neural network-based deep learning is that such systems are very good at discovering correlations, but often useless for figuring out causation.

From Fortune

“Nofollow links are useless” is probably one of the most common SEO misconceptions you will ever come across.

The Indiana GOP is still not long-removed from the days of Mike Pence and RFRA, and we suggest Hoosier Republicans get with the times and stop creating useless political theater that does nothing but destroys our trust and divides the state.

A dead phone is pretty much useless until you can find a charging point.

That’s because the gas inside those fuel canisters tends to gel up when the mercury plummets, making them tricky to use and sometimes completely useless.

She drops to the floor on her knees, her head bowed, and the gun falls and skitters uselessly across the wooden floor.

Afterward, Christy and her friend sit uselessly on a couch while the men plot the expansion of Facebook.

It would be the just man immolating himself uselessly and hopelessly for his country.

The giving up of these papers was a first pledge, uselessly made by the Guises to the queen-mother.

But they only churned uselessly in the drift; their hoofs could find no footing, save the yielding masses of snow.

My duty is to the citizens of the federated governments, and I cannot uselessly sacrifice more lives.

In South America most of the countries retrograded, and the whole continent was drenched with blood uselessly shed.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uselessly, such as: avoidably, optionally, and unessentially.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.