HyperDic: uselessness

English > 1 sense of the word uselessness:
NOUNattributeuselessness, inutility, unusefulnessthe quality of having no practical use
English > uselessness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of having no practical use.
Synonymsinutility, unusefulness
Narrowerfutilityuselessness as a consequence of having no practical result
impracticability, impracticablenessThe quality of not being usable
impracticalityconcerned with theoretical possibilities rather than actual use
worthlessnessThe quality of being without practical use
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositeutility, usefulnessThe quality of being of practical use
Spanishinoperancia, inutilidad
Catalaninoperància, inutilitat
Adjectivesuselesshaving no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully

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