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 Dictionary entry overview: What does uselessness mean? 

  The noun USELESSNESS has 1 sense:

1. the quality of having no practical use

  Familiarity information: USELESSNESS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The quality of having no practical use

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


inutility; unusefulness; uselessness

Hypernyms ("uselessness" is a kind of...):

quality (an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "uselessness"):

futility (uselessness as a consequence of having no practical result)

worthlessness (the quality of being without practical use)

impracticality (concerned with theoretical possibilities rather than actual use)

impracticability; impracticableness (the quality of not being usable)


usefulness (the quality of being of practical use)

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