unhelpful


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unhelpful

(ʌnˈhɛlpfʊl)
adj
not serving a useful function
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unhelpful - providing no assistanceunhelpful - providing no assistance    
uncooperative - unwilling to cooperate; "an uncooperative witness"
discouraging - depriving of confidence or hope or enthusiasm and hence often deterring action; "where never is heard a discouraging word"
helpful - providing assistance or serving a useful function
Translations
neochotný
uhjælpsom
hyödytön
beskoristan
役に立たない
도움이 되지 않는
ohjälpsam
ไม่ช่วยเหลือ
không giúp ích

unhelpful

[ˈʌnˈhelpfʊl] ADJ [person] → poco servicial, poco dispuesto a ayudar; [remark] → inútil; [advice] → poco útil
he didn't want to seem unhelpfulno quería parecer poco servicial or poco dispuesto a ayudar
it is unhelpful to pretend the problem does not existno se consigue nada pretendiendo que el problema no existe
to be unhelpful to sth/sbno ayudar a algo/algn

unhelpful

[ˌʌnˈhɛlpfʊl] adj [person] → peu serviable; [advice] → inutile; [reply, criticism] → inutile
to be unhelpful to sb [person] → n'être d'aucun secours à qn
The incident has been unhelpful to the prime minister
BUT L'incident a desservi le Premier ministre.

unhelpful

adj personnicht hilfreich; advice, booknutzlos, wenig hilfreich; that was very unhelpful of youdas war wirklich keine Hilfe; you are being very unhelpfuldu bist aber wirklich keine Hilfe; it is unhelpful to pretend the problem does not existes hilft nichts, so zu tun, als ob das Problem nicht existiert; to be unhelpful to somebody/somethingkeine Hilfe für jdn/etw sein

unhelpful

[ʌnˈhɛlpfʊl] adj (person) → poco disponibile, di scarso aiuto; (remark, advice) → di scarso aiuto

unhelpful

غَيْرُ مُفِيد neochotný uhjælpsom nutzlos μη εξυπηρετικός poco servicial, poco útil hyödytön inutile beskoristan inutile 役に立たない 도움이 되지 않는 onbehulpzaam lite hjelpsom niepomocny imprestável бесполезный ohjälpsam ไม่ช่วยเหลือ yardımcı olmayan không giúp ích 无帮助的
References in classic literature ?
Three of the villagers did certainly assure us that they had seen the woman, but as they were quite unable to describe her, and quite incapable of agreeing about the exact direction in which she was proceeding when they last saw her, these three bright exceptions to the general rule of total ignorance afforded no more real assistance to us than the mass of their unhelpful and unobservant neighbours.
The science communicator has since written an (https://www.facebook.com/notes/neil-degrasse-tyson/tweetstorm/10157492889446613/) apology for the "unhelpful" tweet.
Thousands of thoughts go through your mind each day, and while many are helpful, there will also be unhelpful thoughts that lead to negative feelings or actions, and these could hold you back from achieving your get-healthy goals.
Rumours that Jaguar Land Rover could be sold to a French car group were today described as 'unhelpful' by a business boss.
Labour MP David Lammy accused Stacey Dooley of perpetuating "tired and unhelpful stereotypes" after she travelled to Africa for an upcoming Comic Relief documentary.
Prince Andrew made things harder for Prince Charles' second wife Camilla Parker Bowles by being "unhelpful."
A DECISION to spare a prisoner jail after he was caught with spice has been branded "deeply unhelpful".
East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell said his tenure so far has been marked with unhelpful comments.
The UK's representative to the UN called it "unhelpful".
LONDON, December 7, 2017 (WAFA) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May said in a statement late Wednesday that she views the decision by the United States President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as unhelpful to peacemaking in the region.
London, Rabi'I 19, 1439, Dec 7, 2017, SPA -- British Prime Minister Theresa May views the decision by the United States President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as unhelpful to peacemaking in the region.