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Definition of "worthless" []

  • Lacking worth; of no use or value. (adjective)
  • Low; despicable. (adjective)
  • Without practical value or usefulness (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Without merit; good-for-nothing (adjective)

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Use "worthless" in a sentence
  • "Union under the Constitution, which he called a worthless bit of old parchment."
  • "He wanted no restoration of the Union under the Constitution, which he called a worthless bit of old parchment."
  • "We now had music in the true sense of the word, and Conductor Alois Schmitt from Schwerin contributed an odd share by performing what he called a worthless old composition of his."