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useless

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of useless

  1. 1 not capable of being put to use or account a garage full of useless junk Synonyms of useless impracticable, inoperable, nonpractical, unserviceable, unusable, unworkable, impracticalWords Related to useless unsuitable; inaccessible, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable; dead, dormant, fallow, free, idle, inactive, inert, inoperative, latent; arrested, interrupted, suspended; unrealisticNear Antonyms of useless accessible, acquirable, available, obtainable, procurable, reachable; all-around (also all-round), handy; active, alive, busy, employed, functioning, operating, operative, running, workingAntonyms of useless applicable, feasible, functional, operable, operational, practicable, practical, serviceable, ultrapractical, usable (also useable), useful, utilizable, workable

  2. 2 producing no results a useless attempt to reach an agreement Synonyms of useless abortive, barren, bootless, empty, fruitless, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, otiose, profitless, unavailing, unproductive, unprofitable, unsuccessful, futile, vainWords Related to useless hollow, idle, meaningless, pointless, valueless, worthless; hopeless, impossible, lost, no-win, unattainable; inadequate, insufficient, lacking, wanting; counterproductiveNear Antonyms of useless meaningful, worthwhile; adequate, sufficient; applicable, feasible, functional, practicable, practical, realizable, usable (also useable), workableAntonyms of useless deadly, effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, fruitful, potent, productive, profitable, successful, virtuous



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