valueless


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val·ue·less

 (văl′yo͞o-lĭs)
adj.
Having no value; worthless.

val′ue·less·ness n.
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valueless

(ˈvæljʊlɪs)
adj
having or possessing no value; worthless
ˈvaluelessness n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.valueless - of no valuevalueless - of no value        
worthless - lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler"
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valueless

adjective
1. pointless, worthless, futile, miserable, useless, in vain, ineffective, senseless, fruitless, to no avail, purposeless, of no earthly use I felt my existence was totally valueless.
2. worthless, useless, no good, trifling, unsaleable, of no value Money became virtually valueless with the collapse of the economy.
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valueless

adjective
Lacking all worth and value:
Informal: no-account.
Slang: nothing.
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Translations
تافِه، لا قيمَة لَه
bezcenný
værdiløs
verîlaus, einskisverîur

valueless

[ˈvæljʊlɪs] ADJsin valor
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valueless

[ˈvæljuːləs] adj (= worthless) → sans valeur
commercially valueless → sans valeur commerciale
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valueless

[ˈvæljʊlɪs] adjprivo/a di valore
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value

(ˈvӕljuː) noun
1. worth, importance or usefulness. His special knowledge was of great value during the war; She sets little value on wealth.
2. price. What is the value of that stamp?
3. purchasing power. Are those coins of any value?
4. fairness of exchange (for one's money etc). You get good value for money at this supermarket!
5. the length of a musical note.
verb
1. to suggest a suitable price for. This painting has been valued at $50,000.
2. to regard as good or important. He values your advice very highly.
ˈvaluable adjective
having high value. a valuable painting.
ˈvaluables noun plural
things of special value. She keeps her jewellery and other valuables in a locked drawer.
ˈvalued adjective
regarded as valuable or precious. What is your most valued possession?
ˈvalueless adjective
having no value; worthless. The necklace is completely valueless.
ˈvalues noun plural
standards or principles. People have very different moral values.
value-ˈadded tax noun
(abbreviation VAT) a tax that is imposed on goods and services.
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References in classic literature ?
She knew that Madame Ratignolle's opinion in such a matter would be next to valueless, that she herself had not alone decided, but determined; but she sought the words of praise and encouragement that would help her to put heart into her venture.
If your abhorrence of ME should make MY assertions valueless, you cannot be prevented by the same cause from confiding in my cousin; and that there may be the possibility of consulting him, I shall endeavour to find some opportunity of putting this letter in your hands in the course of the morning.
Not only was the paper money valueless which Napoleon so graciously distributed to the unfortunate, but even silver lost its value in relation to gold.
The physical strength in which he had trusted seemed to him at that instant a valueless and impotent thing.
He was now known to be a man of skill; it was observed that he gathered herbs and the blossoms of wild-flowers, and dug up roots and plucked off twigs from the forest-trees like one acquainted with hidden virtues in what was valueless to common eyes.
By and by, when that grasshopper leg has been dragged all over the same old ground once more, it is finally dumped at about the spot where it originally lay, the two perspiring ants inspect it thoughtfully and decide that dried grasshopper legs are a poor sort of property after all, and then each starts off in a different direction to see if he can't find an old nail or something else that is heavy enough to afford entertainment and at the same time valueless enough to make an ant want to own it.
Elinor saw, and pitied her for, the neglect of abilities which education might have rendered so respectable; but she saw, with less tenderness of feeling, the thorough want of delicacy, of rectitude, and integrity of mind, which her attentions, her assiduities, her flatteries at the Park betrayed; and she could have no lasting satisfaction in the company of a person who joined insincerity with ignorance; whose want of instruction prevented their meeting in conversation on terms of equality, and whose conduct toward others made every shew of attention and deference towards herself perfectly valueless.
Truly wealth, which men spend their lives in acquiring, is a valueless thing at the last.
I realize as never before how cheap and valueless a thing is life.
"Of course it's all valueless, just so much dull and sordid plodding; but it is no more dull and sordid than keeping books at sixty dollars a month, adding up endless columns of meaningless figures until one dies.
To the traders who came and objected most strenuously of all, he said: "Your objections are valueless. They consist merely of the damage that may be done your businesses.
The latter is valueless if the stains are a few hours old.