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
Yet here’s the truth about those accessories: Some products that purport to protect your smartphones are useless.
And all four are equally useless opinions, of no interest — unless that opiner can back up sentiment with sense.
A narrower cone gets more and more useless for telling you where the impacts of wind and water are going to be.
Miami had become the sort of team that could render elements of an opponent’s game plan useless.
There are always going to be people who claim that New Orleans purging itself of four monuments honoring Confederates and their anti-Reconstruction successors was a useless exercise.
The 270-pound former bus driver used to keep a screwdriver on hand but decided that would be useless against a gun.
Such is the fate for the latest inexplicable fad, the fidget spinner, which, up until recently, was a perfectly innocent (although useless) toy.
Streaming video to a laptop is out, downloading pretty much anything is out, rendering the service almost useless.
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First Known Use of useless
USELESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of useless for English Language Learners
: not at all useful : not doing or able to do what is needed : not producing or able to produce the effect you want
USELESS Defined for Kids
Definition of useless for Students
: being of or having no use
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