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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of having no practical use.

Usage examples (39)
  • But the sheer hatred of what I came to call the uselessness of war gnawed at my soul.
  • She gave me news of the world, our old world of idle uselessness, which is now one of solid work.
  • See also: Defying the notion of uselessness as a sign of authenticity; ‘Saints, Soldiers’: Searing authenticity
  • I recall the uselessness of the opposition that was set up against his lamented mother when she decided to marry Grenfell Lorry. for more
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