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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"

    Synonyms:
    awkwardness, ineptitude, slowness, ineptness, clumsiness, maladroitness

    Antonyms:
    worth

  2. worthlessness(noun)

    the quality of being without practical use

    Synonyms:
    ineptitude

    Antonyms:
    worth

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. worthlessness

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

    Antonyms:
    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.

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#15341disadvantage
#21891folly
#43205futility
#43809inadequacy
#46074devaluation
#53531slowness
#76733awkwardness
#79193ineptitude
#101812clumsiness
#119417worthlessness
#123069uselessness
#166485ineptness

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