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worthless

worth·less

worthless

 
pronunciation:
wuhrth lihs
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: without importance, use, or value.
synonyms:
good-for-nothing, useless, valueless
antonyms:
invaluable, precious, priceless, useful, valuable, worthy
similar words:
bum, empty, ghastly, hollow, idle, inadequate, inferior, insignificant, lousy, paltry, pathetic, poor, refuse, trashy, unimportant, waste, wretched
definition 2: despicable.
a worthless gigolo
synonyms:
contemptible, despicable
similar words:
base, corrupt, degraded, dishonorable, grubby, low, lowdown, mean, no-account, no-good, rotten, vile, wretched
derivations: worthlessly (adv.), worthlessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word worthless 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