to no good purpose
Definition of to no good purpose
: in a way that is not good or helpful She used her skills to no good purpose.
Word by Word Definitions
: of a favorable character or tendency
: bountiful, fertile
: handsome, attractive
: something that is good
: something conforming to the moral order of the universe
: praiseworthy character : goodness
: used as an intensive
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