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noun as in uselessness

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A person can be “obsessed,” meaning he or she is preoccupied with feelings of worthlessness or thoughts of suicide.

As the Iranian currency plunges toward worthlessness, angry crowds protest in Tehran.

A piece of timber which had no access whatever to water approximated worthlessness.

The loud and crying complaints of the worthlessness of this class are but too justly founded.

I have laughed at you while you were cheating me; I have placed a premium upon your worthlessness and rascality.

Maimonides expresses a similar judgment concerning their worthlessness as philosophical thinkers.

By the time the Prior discovers the supposed worthlessness of this mighty eater, Caesar's worth will be known.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to worthlessness, such as: impracticality, inadequacy, and inefficiency.

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