From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishworthlessworth‧less /ˈwɜːθləs $ ˈwɜːrθ-/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1VALUEsomething that is worthless has no value, importance, or use opp valuable 🔊 The house was full of worthless junk. 🔊 The information was worthless to me.2BAD PERSONa worthless person has no good qualities or usefulskills syn useless 🔊 His parents had made him feel worthless. —worthlessness noun [uncountable] 🔊 She struggled to overcome her feelings of worthlessness.
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worthless• The jewellery turned out to be completely worthless.• There was a realdanger that these bonds would become worthless.• Is everything I did for Miss Elizabeth worthless and am I foolish to expect more of her?• He thought praying and other religious acts were worthless and hypocritical in the absence of active service to the needy.• I wanted to pay for the coffee, but I found that all I had was a couple of worthlesscoins.• a completely worthlessexercise• They're worthless, of course they are, or else why do you think the state government let you have them.• I'm afraid this banknote is a forgery; it's just a worthless piece of paper.• Was it not buying businesses and influence abroad with worthless pieces of paper?• When he died, all my uncle left me was a worthlessplot of land.• And so it was I lost my worthlessvirginity.From Longman Business Dictionaryworthlessworth‧less /ˈwɜːθləsˈwɜːrθ-/ adjectivehaving no value or importanceInflation made the old Argentinian currency virtually worthless.a completely worthless exercise