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useless

adjective use·less \ˈyüs-ləs\

: not at all useful : not doing or able to do what is needed : not producing or able to produce the effect you want

Full Definition of USELESS

:  having or being of no use:
a :  ineffectual <a useless attempt>
b :  not able to give service or aid :  inept
use·less·ly adverb
use·less·ness noun
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Examples of USELESS

  1. The tent is useless in wet conditions.
  2. I made a useless attempt at fixing the leak.
  3. Drugs are useless in treating the condition.

First Known Use of USELESS

1592

Rhymes with USELESS

USELESSNESS Defined for Kids

useless

adjective use·less \ˈyüs-ləs\

Definition of USELESS for Kids

:  being of or having no use
use·less·ly adverb
use·less·ness noun

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