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use·ful·ness

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  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.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. utility, usefulnessnoun

    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

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  1. usefulnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    utility, advantage

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How to use usefulness in a sentence?

  1. Josh Billings:

    Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

  2. 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.

  3. Lewis Thomas:

    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.

  4. Iowa GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley:

    Given that even after years of stonewalling these are only a fraction of the documents that were subpoenaed by the House of Representatives, at this point, the usefulness remains to be seen.

  5. Charles Simmons:

    Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.


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