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Synonyms for usefulness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. utility, usefulness(noun)

    the quality of being of practical use

    Synonyms:
    public utility company, public-service corporation, utility, public utility, service program, utility program

    Antonyms:
    unusefulness, uselessness, inutility

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. usefulness

    The returns or receipts include all that is received from an outlay or investment; the profit is the excess (if any) of the receipts over the outlay; hence, in government, morals, etc., the profit is what is really good, helpful, useful, valuable. Utility is chiefly used in the sense of some immediate or personal and generally some material good. Advantage is that which gives one a vantage-ground, either for coping with competitors or with difficulties, needs, or demands; as to have the advantage of a good education; it is frequently used of what one has beyond another or secures at the expense of another; as, to have the advantage of another in an argument, or to take advantage of another in a bargain. Gain is what one secures beyond what he previously possessed. Benefit is anything that does one good. Emolument is profit, return, or value accruing through official position. Expediency has respect to profit or advantage, real or supposed, considered apart from or perhaps in opposition to right, in actions having a moral character. Compare UTILITY.

    Synonyms:
    advantage, avail, benefit, emolument, expediency, gain, good, improvement, proceeds, profit, receipts, return, returns, service, utility, value

    Antonyms:
    damage, destruction, detriment, disadvantage, harm, hurt, injury, loss, ruin, waste

    Preposition:
    The profit of labor; on capital; in business.

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. usefulness(n)

    Synonyms:
    utility, advantage

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How to use usefulness in a sentence?

  1. Aleksandr Kogan:

    Steve Bannon.Christopher Wylie has proven once again that Steve Bannon.Christopher Wylie has a very active imagination without actual knowledge to back it up. As with Steve Bannon.Christopher Wylie claims about the usefulness of the data, Steve Bannon.Christopher Wylie claims here also quickly fall apart under any sensible scrutiny.

  2. Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson:

    This is something that I cherish. Once in a friend's home I came across this blessing, and took it down in shorthand ... it says something I like to live with Oh Thou, who dwellest in so many homes, possess Thyself of this. Bless the life that is sheltered here. Grant that trust and peace and comfort abide within, and that love and life and usefulness may go out from this home forever.

  3. Colin Berry:

    But these reports worry people, and I think the process has lost its usefulness if all it's doing is generating worry.

  4. Lewis Thomas, The Medusa and the Snail (1979):

    We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language. . . . We have affection We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a "common goal" of nature as I can guess at. And finally, and perhaps best of all, we have music.

  5. Thiruman Archunan:

    The usefulness or otherwise of wealth, status and power to a possessor depends only on a single factor: the nature and strength of his reason.


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