Synonyms for useless

Grammar : Adj
Spell : yoos-lis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈyus lɪs

Top 10 synonyms for useless Other synonyms for the word useless

Définition of useless

Origin :
  • 1590s, from use (n.) + -less. Related: Uselessly; uselessness.
  • adj not working; not valuable
Example sentences :
  • Dark pictures and gloomy forebodings are worse than useless.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Sir, it is a useless piece of furniture to me; I do not understand these things.
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
  • But it was useless to think of this, with even the General suggesting a bodyguard.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • He had no plea for himself; he saw that it would be useless.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • I knew how useless it was, and I remembered that he himself had armed me for my protection.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • It is useless to discuss the Chitral question independently.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Almost never did any owner apply for them, for it would be useless to do so.
  • Extract from : « Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates » by Howard Pyle
  • It was useless to talk to Eleanor while she was in this nervous state of mind.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • If he had had the strength he would have thrown the useless weapon at me.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • No, it is useless; we have no time to saddle them, and the outer gate is locked.
  • Extract from : « Fair Margaret » by H. Rider Haggard

Antonyms for useless

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