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[val-yoo-lis] /ˈvæl yu lɪs/
without worth or value; worthless:
valueless stocks; a valueless promise.
Origin of valueless
1555-65; value + -less
Related forms
valuelessness, noun Unabridged
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  • The origin-reason and the purpose-fate of life are mechanistic, ethically and practically valueless.
  • If everyone knows about conditions which might drive a stock price up, the information is valueless.
  • It would be a valueless collection of silent machines with grey screens.
  • At first harsh interrogation may well yield information, both valuable and valueless.
  • The ship was carrying furnace slag, a near valueless cargo.
  • If nothing you are, have or do is valueless and makes no difference, then you have no place here or anywhere.
  • The search after the fact is sometimes as arduous as the chase after the deer, and it may last six weeks, and it may be valueless.
  • What used to be true only in declining industries-that skills suddenly become valueless-is now true everywhere.
  • How the valueless number zero has come to rule the universe.
  • Discover biologicals or admit it is a valueless dust heap.
British Dictionary definitions for valueless


having or possessing no value; worthless
Derived Forms
valuelessness, noun
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