Useless

Definition of Useless

Use´less
a.1.Having, or being of, no use; unserviceable; producing no good end; answering no valuable purpose; not advancing the end proposed; unprofitable; ineffectual; as, a useless garment; useless pity.
Not to sit idle with so great a gift
Useless, and thence ridiculous.
- Milton.
Useless are all words
Till you have writ "performance" with your swords.
The other is for waiving.
- Beau. & Fl.
Waiving all searches into antiquity, in relation to this controversy, as being either needless or fruitless.
- Waterland.
Even our blessed Savior's preaching, who spake as never man spake, was ineffectual to many.
- Bp. Stillingfleet.

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aimless, barren, counterproductive, deleterious, detrimental, disadvantageous, disserviceable, effete, etiolated, failed, failing, fatuitous, fatuous, feckless, fustian, futile, good-for-nothing, harmful, hopeless, impotent, impracticable, impractical, inadequate, inane, incompetent, ineffective, inefficacious, inefficient, inept, injurious, inoperative, inutile, invalid, lame, manque, meaningless, miscarried, miscarrying, no go, nonfunctional, nugacious, nugatory, of no effect, of no force, of no use, prejudicial, purposeless, sterile, stickit, stillborn, successless, superfluous, unadvantageous, unavailable, unfavorable, unfortunate, unpractical, unproductive, unprofitable, unpurposed, unrewarding, unserviceable, unsuccessful, unusable, unworkable, vain
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