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The salt in the water had rendered the land useless for the next three or four years.

Dividers between tables, meanwhile, could stop people from sneezing or coughing on each other, but are useless to stop aerosol transmission.

However, research has shown that B2B buyers say companies often provide too much material that is either useless or lacks substance.

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If mind wandering really is a useless activity, that would leave us with about 50,000,000 wasted thoughts over the course of a lifetime.

The paper also notes the telescope would likely need significant power storage because observations would take place during the two-week-long lunar night, when solar panels would be useless.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is to uselessness what Henry Ford was to the automobile.

For others life is but a foolish leisure with mock activities and mimic avocations to mask its uselessness.

He even opened his lips to speak, but closed them again with a sense of the uselessness of the attempt.

She was longing to urge her to leave Craddock Dene, but was deterred by the knowledge of the uselessness of such advice.

Not having anything else to do, and her uselessness vexing her, she took to doctoring the poor and concocting medicines.

It does not wear its antiquity as an excuse for sinking into mouldering uselessness.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uselessness, such as: emptiness, frivolousness, fruitlessness, hollowness, idleness, and ineffectiveness.

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