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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worthlessness, ineptitude(noun)

    having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful

    "the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"

    awkwardness, ineptitude, slowness, ineptness, clumsiness, maladroitness


  2. worthlessness(noun)

    the quality of being without practical use



English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. worthlessness

    disadvantage, folly, futility, impolicy, inadequacy, inexpediency, inutility, unprofitableness, uselessness

    advantage, avail, benefit, expediency, profit, service, serviceableness, use, usefulness, utility

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    uselessness, non-requirement, devaluation, futility

How to use worthlessness in a sentence?

  1. Carolyn Wynn:

    When you have depression, you have a fear : fear of worthlessness, fear of not being enough, climbing pulls you out of that.

  2. Norman O. Brown:

    In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known -- that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.

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