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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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  • They are incapable of an inutility, and respect the five mechanic powers even in their song.
  • Abnormal obsolescence is calculated using different methodologies depending upon the type of inutility it represents.
  • He also stated the economic inutility is difficult to prove and there is a problem with the design not having any uplands.
  • But the inutility of such energy, when misapplied, is no criterion of its utility.
Word Origin and History for inutility
n.

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

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