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Definition of "uselessness" []

  • The quality of being useless (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "uselessness" in a sentence
  • "For all its protestations of a global reach and its prating about the ascendancy of "soft power", when the chips are down, its utter uselessness is so evident that even that does not warrant comment."
  • "Huxley declares that the sense of uselessness is the severest shock which the human system can sustain, and that if persistently sustained, it results in atrophy of function."
  • "You who have dedicated your powers of mind and fortune to the benefit of your species, shall you so misdirect your exertions, as to support in uselessness the strong, healthy, and capable?"