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inutility

[in-yoo-til-i-tee] /ˌɪn yuˈtɪl ɪ ti/
noun, plural inutilities for 2.
2.
a useless thing or person.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin inūtilitās. See inutile, -ity
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inutility

n.

1590s, from Middle French inutilité (15c.), from Latin inutilitatem (nominative inutilitas) "uselessness," from inutilis (see inutile).

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