HyperDic: worthlessness

English > 2 senses of the word worthlessness:
NOUNattributeworthlessness, ineptitudehaving no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
attributeworthlessnessthe quality of being without practical use
English > worthlessness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningHaving no qualities that would render it valuable or useful.
Example"the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"
Narrowerdamn, darn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's damSomething of little value
fecklessnessworthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual
groundlessness, idlenessThe quality of lacking substance or value
paltriness, sorrinessworthlessness due to insignificance
shoddiness, trashinessThe quality of being cheaply imitative of something better
valuelessnessHaving none of the properties that endow something with value
vanity, emptinessThe quality of being valueless or futile
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
OppositeworthThe quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
Spanishdemérito, desmerecimiento, ineptitud
Catalandemèrit, desmèrit, ineptitud
Adjectivesworthlesslacking in usefulness or value
English > worthlessness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being without practical use.
Broaderinutility, uselessness, unusefulnessThe quality of having no practical use

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