What does worthless mean?

Definitions for worthless
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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    Karen
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How to say worthless in sign language?

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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. Henry Miller:

    What we all hope in reaching for a book, is to meet a man of our own heart, to experience tragedies and delights which we ourselves lack the courage to invite, to dream dreams which will render life more hallucinating, perhaps also to discover a philosophy of life which will make us more adequate in meeting the trials and ordeals which beset us. To merely add to our store of knowledge or improve our culture, whatever that may mean, seems worthless to me.

  2. Brandon M. Torres:

    The monuments of Man are worthless if no one is left to carry their meaning.

  3. 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

  4. Otis Brawley:

    We have a lot of patients who spend their families into bankruptcy getting a hyped therapy that [many] know is worthless.

  5. Policy Studies Jessica Vaughan:

    The administration has been saying Americans are more secure because of information sharing, but the program is worthless if it’s not being implemented.

Images & Illustrations of worthless

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