Examples of useless in a Sentence
The tent is useless in wet conditions.
I made a useless attempt at fixing the leak.
Drugs are useless in treating the condition.
Recent Examples of useless from the Web
Damage: Diaz’s apartment and his parents’ home survived the hurricane in fairly good shape – except for the predictable loss of electricity – but his grandmother’s house was flooded and rendered useless.
DeVos, the country’s most useless white woman and a case study for how institutions both favor and are eroded by white mediocrity, became the literal face of clownery following the appalling interview.
This is particularly surprising for a General Motors product, given the recent emphasis of its stylists on pinching the side and rear windows to useless slits.
Scam artists try to sell them useless work contracts that could put them on the wrong side of the law.
Constantly reciting the horrible things Trump has said during the past 24 months is a useless exercise.
But maps are useless to those who can't locate themselves on them -- and many people can't.
But in an interview with CBS affiliate WFOR-TV, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio compared the proliferation of assault weapons to that of nuclear weapons Monday, arguing that a ban would be useless with so many already in circulation.
The highly unusual decision, made by HHS officials outside the normal budget process, sparked outrage from researchers who said much of the data that had been painstakingly collected for years would become useless if the studies were ended early.
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First Known Use of useless
in vain, no dice, not worth the candle, of no avail;
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