What does worthless mean?

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ˈwɜrθ lɪsworth·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worthless(adj)

    lacking in usefulness or value

    "a worthless idler"

  2. despicable, ugly, vile, slimy, unworthy, worthless, wretched(adj)

    morally reprehensible

    "would do something as despicable as murder"; "ugly crimes"; "the vile development of slavery appalled them"; "a slimy little liar"

Wiktionary

  1. worthless(Adjective)

    Not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential.

    Etymology: From *, from weorþleas, equivalent to . Cognate with waardeloos, wertlos, värdelös.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Worthless(adj)

    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

    Etymology: [AS. weorles.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of worthless in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of worthless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of worthless in a Sentence

  1. Saadi:

    From the Gulistan Be not over much angry with thy slave; Treat him not unjustly, and pain not his feelings. True, thou mayst have bought him for ten direms; But 'twas not by thy power that he was created. There is a tradition of the Prophet--peace be upon him!--that on the day of the resurrection the greatest grief will be when the pious slave is carried to Paradise, and his worthless master is borne away to Hell.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Hope is a river full of expectations or anticipations. Therefore, do dive into it and swim as long as you live. Even if whatever you are doing presently seems abortive. For, surely a hopeful life is bound to be a successful life. Yes! It is a matter of time. But contrariwise, a hopeless life is likely to emerge a worthless life. So, be hopeful and remain hopeful for life and never hopeless. -Emeasoba George

  3. Thomas Huxley:

    There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    If/when someone out there refuses to acknowledge your worth, that doesn't entail you are worthless. It's just that he/she takes against you i.e. he/she dislikes you.

  5. William Faulkner:

    I decline to accept the end of man. It is easy enough to say that man is immortal simply because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking. I refuse to accept this. I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance. The poets, the writers, duty is to write about these things. It is his privilege to help man endure by lifting his heart, by reminding him of the courage and honor and hope and pride and compassion and pity and sacrifice which have been the glory of his past. The poets voice need not merely be the record of man, it can be one of the props, the pillars to help him endure and prevail.

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