worthlessly


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worth·less

 (wûrth′lĭs)
adj.
1. Lacking worth; of no use or value.
2. Low; despicable: that worthless friend of his.

worth′less·ly adv.
worth′less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.worthlessly - in a worthless manner
Translations
بدون قيمَه
értéktelenül
á einskis verîan hátt
değersizcepeş para etmez şekilde

worth

(wəːθ) noun
value. These books are of little or no worth; She sold fifty dollars' worth of tickets.
adjective
1. equal in value to. Each of these stamps is worth a cent.
2. good enough for. His suggestion is worth considering: The exhibition is well worth a visit.
ˈworthless adjective
of no value. worthless old coins.
ˈworthlessly adverb
ˈworthlessness noun
ˈworthy (-ði) adjective
1. good and deserving. I willingly give money to a worthy cause.
2. (with of) deserving. She was not worthy of the honour given to her.
3. (with of) typical of, suited to, or in keeping with. a performance worthy of a champion.
4. of great enough importance etc. She was not thought worthy to be presented to the king.
nounplural ˈworthies
a highly respected person.
ˈworthily adverb
ˈworthiness noun
-worthy
1. deserving; fit for. a blameworthy act.
2. fit for its appropriate use. a seaworthy ship.
worthˈwhile adjective
deserving attention, time and effort etc. a worthwhile cause; It isn't worthwhile to ask him – he'll only refuse.
for all one is worth
using all one's efforts, strength etc. He swam for all he was worth towards the shore.
References in classic literature ?
I had learnt her whole character, which was without mystery or disguise: she was coquettish but not heartless; exacting, but not worthlessly selfish.
WHEN politicians are on holiday there is no news, because so much of the news is based on reporting the worthlessly banal opinions of our politicians.
Another recent movie is "Avatar," in which the corporate -figurehead was grateful the twin brother wasn't worthlessly educated to be something like a dental hygienist.