Antonyms for worthwhile
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : wurth-hwahyl, -wahyl|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈwɜrθˈʰwaɪl, -ˈwaɪl|
Definition of worthwhileOrigin :
- 1884, from worth (adj.) + while. Phrase worth the while is attested from late 14c.
- adj helpful
- If you want a thing badly enough and the thing is worthwhile, then you must go after it.
- Extract from : « Small World » by William F. Nolan
- Nothing's worthwhile, nothing's good enough, that's mere sense.
- Extract from : « Victory » by Joseph Conrad
- He'd convinced me that the case was not only going to be worthwhile, but fun.
- Extract from : « ...Or Your Money Back » by Gordon Randall Garrett
- The others could not see how deep he had gone, so it might be worthwhile to try and rescue him.
- Extract from : « A Tramp Abroad, Complete » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
- I obtained the list and could insert it here were it worthwhile to do so.
- Extract from : « The Medicine-Men of the Apache. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (pages 443-604)) » by John G. Bourke
- It has always been my conviction that Rivers is,—or was, a worthwhile man.
- Extract from : « The Man Who Fell Through the Earth » by Carolyn Wells
- Dean Kelly Miller spoke on the worthwhile qualities of the Negro.
- Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 8, 1923 » by Various
- His thought had not occurred to me before, and it is worthwhile considering.
- Extract from : « The Fantasy Fan January 1934 » by Various
- The little fellow was a worthwhile quarry, that was for damn sure.
- Extract from : « Duel on Syrtis » by Poul William Anderson
- We know which are the possibilities that are worthwhile to develop.
- Extract from : « The Unlearned » by Raymond F. Jones
Synonyms for worthwhile
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