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usefulness

noun use·ful·ness

Definition of USEFULNESS

:  the quality of having utility and especially practical worth or applicability

Examples of USEFULNESS

  1. <the well-known usefulness of thick phone books as seat boosters for short diners>

First Known Use of USEFULNESS

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