unhelpfulness


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unhelpfulness

(ʌnˈhɛlpfʊlnɪs)
n
the quality of giving no help
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Noun1.unhelpfulness - an inability to be helpful
unkindness - lack of sympathy
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unhelpfulness

[ˈʌnˈhelpfʊlnɪs] N [of person] → falta f de espíritu de servicio; [of remark, advice, book, computer] → inutilidad f
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The narrowness of the binary distinction, the unhelpfulness of the ahistorical approach, the complacent shortsightedness of the Literature-as-universal-civilizing-force approach have all contributed to its demise" (Comparative 47).
The process has to move on," he said, adding: "If the process was derailed by this, that would compound the unhelpfulness of the decision.
The teacher facilitates a discussion on the helpfulness or unhelpfulness of the questions to assist in eliminating the Robot Bioglyphs.
On the role of law in the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands dispute, see Chi Manjiao, The Unhelpfulness of Treaty Law in Solving the Sino-Japan Sovereign Dispute over the Diaoyu Islands, 6 E.
They seemed to live in a state of mutual unhelpfulness and suspicion.
It was an important moment for this teacher when she was able to see how the word unhelpfulness was made up of four smaller parts of meaning.
Discomfort using school or public libraries arising mainly from the unhelpfulness of librarians (Julien, 1999)
While I will, in short order, question whether it really does navigate between the Scylla of unhelpfulness and the Charybdis of relevance, it at least provides a model of how one could do so by utilizing a form of relationship as the way to explain the reason-giving force of morality.
Political tensions, instability, the Syrian war, and unhelpfulness of the authorities and security forces, are major factors that have a very negative impact on the safety of journalists and the independence of the media in Iraq.
Level of helpfulness or unhelpfulness response distributions differed significantly across BCT and AIT ([chi square] = 125.
Harper was unable to make much headway with the case while still employed - little surprise, given the state of poor Melissa's remains and the general unhelpfulness of her so-called neighbours.