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Meaning of WORTHLESS

Pronunciation:  'wurthlis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lacking in excellence or value; "a worthless idler"
 

WORTHLESS is a 9 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: chaffy, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, manky, meritless, negligible, no-account, no-count, no-good, nugatory, otiose, paltry, pointless, rubbishy, sorry, superfluous, tinpot(a), tinsel, trashy, trifling, trumpery, valueless, wasted
 
 Antonyms: valuable
 
 See Also: unworthy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Worth"less\, a. [AS. weor[eth]le['a]s.]
Destitute of worth; having no value, virtue, excellence,
dignity, or the like; undeserving; valueless; useless; vile;
mean; as, a worthless garment; a worthless ship; a worthless
man or woman; a worthless magistrate.

      'T is a worthless world to win or lose.  --Byron.
-- {Worth"less*ly}, adv. -- {Worth"less*ness}, n.



 

 

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