1. [syn: worthlessness, ineptitude]
2. the quality of being without practical use;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Worthless \Worth"less\, a. [AS. weor[eth]le['a]s.]
Destitute of worth; having no value, virtue, excellence,
dignity, or the like; undeserving; valueless; useless; vile;
mean; as, a worthless garment; a worthless ship; a worthless
man or woman; a worthless magistrate.
'T is a worthless world to win or lose. --Byron.
[1913 Webster] -- Worth"less*ly, adv. -- Worth"less*ness,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: having no qualities that would render it valuable or
useful; "the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all
the recruits of their worthlessness" [syn: worthlessness,
ineptitude] [ant: worth]
2: the quality of being without practical use