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Synonyms for uselessness
use·less·ness

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  1. uselessness

    Synonyms:
    failure, inaction, ineffectiveness, inefficiency, inutility, powerlessness

    Antonyms:
    action, agency, effect, execution, force, influence, operation, performance, procedure, result

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. inutility, uselessness, unusefulnessnoun

    the quality of having no practical use

    Synonyms:
    inutility, unusefulness

    Antonyms:
    usefulness, utility

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  1. uselessnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    inutility, futility, unserviceableness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "uselessness":

    futility, non-requirement, worthlessness, irrelevance

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2278failure
#36114inaction
#38445inefficiency
#43205futility
#68672irrelevance
#73354powerlessness
#76413ineffectiveness
#119417worthlessness
#123069uselessness

How to use uselessness in a sentence?

  1. Anonymous British civil servant, "Take Her Deep" by I.J. Galatin, Cdr., US Navy, ret.:

    The ingenuity of the device blinds us to its utter uselessness.

  2. Enid Bagnold:

    Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything. To Why am I here? To uselessness. It's the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it's a cactus.

  3. George Bernard Shaw:

    What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.


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