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Definition 1: lacking in usefulness or value - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where worthless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a worthless idler

(worthless is similar to ...) value

"an empty chaffy book by a foolish chaffy fellow"

(worthless is similar to ...) of no value

(worthless is similar to ...) inferior (especially of a country's leadership)

"he's a tinpot Hitler"

(worthless is similar to ...) cheap and inferior; of no value

"rubbishy newspapers that form almost the sole reading of the majority" "trashy merchandise"

(worthless is similar to ...) serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

"otiose lines in a play" "advice is wasted words" "a pointless remark" "a life essentially purposeless" "senseless violence"

(worthless is similar to ...) of no real value

"a nugatory law"

(worthless is similar to ...) not worth considering

"he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost" "piffling efforts" "a trifling matter"

(worthless is similar to ...) inferior and worthless

(worthless is similar to ...) without merit; of little or no value or use

"a sorry horse" "a sorry excuse" "a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick" "the car was a no-good piece of junk"

(means also ...) lacking in value or merit

"dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy" "unworthy of forgiveness"

Definition 2: morally reprehensible - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where worthless or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for worthless in the sense of this definition

(worthless is similar to ...) morally bad or wrong

"evil purposes" "an evil influence" "evil deeds"

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