Definition of worthless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwɜːθləs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrθləs//
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  1. 1having no practical or financial value Critics say his paintings are worthless. opposite valuable
  2. 2(of a person) having no good qualities or useful skills a worthless individual Constant rejections made him feel worthless.
  3. Extra examples The diseased plants are worthless to the farmer. The opinion polls were dismissed as worthless. These contradictions made his evidence worthless. Constant rejections made her feel worthless. He’s just a worthless individual. Shares in the company are now almost worthless.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: worthless