use-fulness

useful

[yoos-fuhl]
adjective
1.
being of use or service; serving some purpose; advantageous, helpful, or of good effect: a useful member of society.
2.
of practical use, as for doing work; producing material results; supplying common needs: the useful arts; useful work.

Origin:
1585–95; use + -ful

usefully, adverb
usefulness, noun
unuseful, adjective
unusefully, adverb
unusefulness, noun


1, 2. profitable, efficacious, beneficial.


1, 2. useless.
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useful (ˈjuːsfʊl)
 
adj
1.  able to be used advantageously, beneficially, or for several purposes; helpful or serviceable
2.  informal commendable or capable: a useful term's work
 
n
3.  informal (Austral) an odd-jobman or general factotum
 
'usefully
 
adv
 
'usefulness
 
n

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