Useless Synonyms and Antonyms

yo͝os'lĭs

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Synonyms for Useless

Low; despicable:
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Not making a profit
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Unserviceable
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Unable to function normally, properly, etc.
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Of evidence, that it is not admissible.
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Mentally dull; stupid.
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Being without advantage or benefit; useless.
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Not operative; invalid
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Having an unfavorable outcome:
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The definition of obsolete is something that is no longer being used or is out of date.
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The definition of counterproductive is something that has the opposite of the intended affect or that goes against what you are trying to achieve.
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Not yielding the desired outcome; fruitless:
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Not efficacious; unable to produce the desired effect
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Having no useful result; ineffectual:
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Having no legal force or validity; null:
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Not workable or useful; impracticable
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Impossible to control; involuntary:
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(Rare) Idle; indolent
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Not workable or operable; not practical; unmanageable
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Topographically rough; uneven:
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Not leading to success; unproductive:
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Not practicable; impossible or difficult in practice.
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Not working (machinery, etc)
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(Mil.) Designating or of equipment or personnel considered worth sacrificing to achieve an objective
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Not working or functioning.
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The definition of null is a zero value, or is something that is no longer valid or relevant.
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Wasteful of time, energy, or materials:
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Unserviceable
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Having no purpose; purposeless; unable to effect an aim.
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Failing to accomplish an intended objective; fruitless:
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Vain; futile; pointless
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Antonyms for Useless

Capable of being used:
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The definition of helpful is someone or something that is useful, that provides assistance or aid, or that is prone to providing aid.
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Having a beneficial use; serviceable:
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Having considerable monetary or material value for use or exchange:
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That suffices but requires additional work.
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Capable of, characterized by, or in operation
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Sufficiently valuable or important to be worth one's time, effort, or interest.
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Acting directly to produce an effect:
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Words Related to Useless

Having no useful result
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Allowing no hope; causing despair
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That has or have previously been owned by someone else.
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Not having the desired effect
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Find another word for useless. In this page you can discover 62 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for useless, like: worthless, unavailing, unprofitable, ineffective, unusable, no damn good, dysfunctional, ineffectual, in-vain, incompetent and barren.