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worthless

[wurth-lis] /ˈwɜrθ lɪs/
adjective
1.
without worth; of no use, importance, or value; good-for-nothing:
a worthless person; a worthless contract.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; worth1 + -less
Related forms
worthlessly, adverb
worthlessness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for worthlessness

worthless

/ˈwɜːθlɪs/
adjective
1.
without practical value or usefulness
2.
without merit; good-for-nothing
Derived Forms
worthlessly, adverb
worthlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for worthlessness

worthless

adj.

1580s, from worth (1) + -less. Related: Worthlessly; worthlessness.

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