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useless

use·less

useless

pronunciation:
yus lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having no good or practical purpose.
A computer is useless without electricity.
antonyms:
useful, valuable
definition 2: not able to produce the desired result.
All their cries for help were useless.It's useless to try to finish this now.
derivations: uselessly (adv.), uselessness (n.)
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The word useless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1