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useless meaning

EN[ˈjuːs.ləs]
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  • Useless may refer to:
  • Useless (film), a 2007 Chinese documentary by Jia Zhangke
  • Useless (EP), a 2000 EP by Unloco
  • "Useless" (song), a 1997 song by Depeche Mode
  • "Useless", a song by Faster Pussycat from The Power and the Glory Hole
  • "Inútil" ("Useless"), a song from the musical In the Heights

    Definition of useless in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMuselesserCOMmore uselessSUPuselessestSUPmost uselessSUF-less
    1. Without use or possibility to be used.
      1. This fork has prongs that are bent. It's useless now.
    2. Unhelpful, not useful; pointless (of an action).
      1. I think it's useless to keep this discussion going. It's like talking to a wall.
      2. I tried my best to make him quit smoking, but my efforts were useless. He now smokes six packs a day.
    3. (pejorative, of a person) good-for-nothing; not dependable.
      1. Bill never mows the lawn, takes out the trash or anything. He's useless, but I love him anyways.
    4. COL (of a person) unable to do well at a particular task or thing. Useless is mildly insulting.
      1. My brother is useless at most computer games, but he is an awesome PS2 player.
      2. Why do you keep trying? You're obviously useless at it.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • He'd be useless in war. He'd just cower in his bunker until the enemy came in and shot him, or until the war was over.
      • Arab League is the most useless organization on the planet.
      • Why do you clutter up your mind with such useless knowledge?
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • I blegged about it all over the Internet, but it was useless.
      • The lightning spell was originally pretty powerful, but in the sequel they nerfed it so it became completely useless.
      • Wishing for unlimited money would hyperinflate the market and make your money useless.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
    Related Links:
    1. en uselesser
    2. en uselessly
    3. en uselessness
    4. en uselessnesses
    Source: Wiktionary

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    Grammatically, this word "useless" is an adjective.
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