Definition of usefulness
: the quality of having utility and especially practical worth or applicability
Examples of usefulness in a Sentence
the well-known usefulness of thick phone books as seat boosters for short diners
Recent Examples of usefulness from the Web
Originally launched in July 2005, the site has undergone some changes, and its usefulness is definitely improved.
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