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worth·less

worthless

 
pronunciation:
wuhrth lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: without use or value.
The attic was filled with worthless junk.
synonyms:
useless
antonyms:
invaluable, precious, priceless, useful, valuable, worthy
similar words:
bum, empty, idle, inadequate, inferior, insignificant, lousy, pathetic, poor, waste, wretched
derivations: worthlessly (adv.), worthlessness (n.)
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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