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[in-yoo-til-i-tee] /ˌɪn yuˈtɪl ɪ ti/
noun, plural inutilities for 2.
a useless thing or person.
Origin of inutility
1590-1600; < Latin inūtilitās. See inutile, -ity Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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

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

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