uselessness


uselessness
noun
the quality of having no practical use (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑inutility, ↑unusefulness
Ant: ↑usefulness, ↑utility (for: ↑inutility)
Derivationally related forms: ↑useless, ↑inutile (for: ↑inutility)
Hypernyms: ↑quality

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