why bother

Definition of why bother

used to say that something is not worth the trouble
  • "I'll try calling again." "Why bother?"

Word by Word Definitions

why play
  1. : for what cause, reason, or purpose

  1. : the cause, reason, or purpose for which

  2. : for which : on account of which

  1. : reason, cause

  2. : a baffling problem : enigma

  1. used to express mild surprise, hesitation, approval, disapproval, or impatience

bother play
  1. : to annoy especially by petty provocation : irk

  2. : to intrude upon : pester

  3. : to cause to be somewhat anxious or concerned

  1. : a state of petty discomfort, annoyance, or worry

  2. : something that causes petty annoyance or worry

  3. : fuss, inconvenience


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