unuseful

unuseful

(ʌnˈjuːsfʊl)
adj
not useful; not having a use; useless
References in classic literature ?
They would grow old insensibly; they would see their son and daughter come to years of reason, marry in due course -- the one a pretty girl, future mother of healthy children; the other a handsome, manly fellow, obviously a soldier; and at last, prosperous in their dignified retirement, beloved by their descendants, after a happy, not unuseful life, in the fullness of their age they would sink into the grave.
Tenders are invited for Disposal Of Furniture/Equipment Unuseful To Mhrd.
This year, Age Cymru's shop have received bags of very unusual - and somewhat unuseful - items but end up having to recycle or dispose of the items themselves as peopl use the shops as a dumpin ground.
The scale contains six items, such as, "In general I think this cell phone brand has become very unuseful," and respondents rate the items on a 7-point Likert scale ranging from 1 = least agreement to 7 = most agreement.
As Wallace observes, not only is irony "singularly unuseful when it comes to constructing anything to replace the hypocrisies it debunks" (183), but it also "tyrannizes us" (183) posing the threat of ridicule over any proposition that presents itself as meaningful.
The recognition of this disease (clinically asymptomatic and symmetric distribution of lesions on incidental X-Rays) makes other expensive investigations unuseful [1].
Charles is fit to rule (29) because he understands, as Sir Stephen does not, that rich Jews contribute to the public good: "Misers are not unuseful members of the community," for "they act like dams to rivers, hold up the stream that else would run to waste, and make deep water where there were shallows" (5).
Boxes, Scaffolds, Seats, and Forms, in the several Playhouses within the County of Middlesex, be forthwith taken down; and the Materials thereof made unuseful for that Service for the future: And that Major General Skippon be desired to advise with the said Committee about the same; and to assist them with Horse, if Need be.
Examples of such approximate or deviant or creative words include anniversity, curation, dictature, elevative, importancy, lightful, overbridging, removement, slowering, and womanist in VOICE, and addictation, assaultment, colonisators, controversiality, instable, interpretee, maximalise, plagiate, unuseful and visiblelise in ELFA.
Quite often there will be a sense of setting up the inner location, getting into position, to clear the horizon of unuseful external attention and to refocus access to language memory; even maybe to set the baseline tune or reconnoiter an energizing point of entry into the field.
The contributions to this volume do that by considering whether scientific (methodological) naturalism entails causal closure of the universe or forecloses ontological pluralism, how ontological commitments entailed by scientific theories relate to ideology, how ontological assumptions about common-sense categories like space and time may be over-time thrown out as they prove unuseful the Planck scale, what criteria enable us to distinguish science and pseudoscience, how folk psychological concepts like emotions may be a dead-end for philosophical and scientific analyses, and more.
But irony's singularly unuseful when it comes to constructing anything to replace the hypocrisies it debunks" (67).