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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not serving the purpose or any purpose; Of no practical good; Unavailing.

Usage examples (36)
  • If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner you have learned how to live.
  • A kitchen full of useless gadgets
  • My reasons for this will show why I consider the term useless and muddled.
  • Meanwhile our young soldiers are dying in useless wars. for more
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