usefulness

noun use·ful·ness \ ˈyüs-fəl-nəs \
Updated on: 10 May 2018

Definition of usefulness

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

Examples of usefulness in a Sentence

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

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