jobless

adjective job·less \ ˈjäb-ləs \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of jobless

1 : having no job
2 : of or relating to those having no job
  • jobless benefits

joblessness

noun

Examples of jobless in a Sentence

  1. having been jobless for six months, he was starting to get seriously discouraged

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First Known Use of jobless

1862

jobless Synonyms

Synonyms
unemployed
Antonyms
employed, working
Related Words
subemployed, underemployed
Near Antonyms
self-employed

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