Worthless meaning

wûrthlĭs
The definition of worthless is having no value.

An example of something worthless is a third of a dollar bill.

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Lacking worth; of no use or value.
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Low; despicable.

That worthless friend of his.

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Without worth or merit; useless, valueless, etc.
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Not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential.

Lies are as important as truth, for without lies, the truth is worthless.

The committee's decision is worthless and not going to be acted upon.

Don't be a worthless slouch! Go get yourself a job.

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Origin of worthless

  • From Middle English *wurthles, from Old English weorþlÄ“as (“worthless"), equivalent to worth +"Ž -less. Cognate with Dutch waardeloos (“worthless"), German wertlos (“worthless"), Swedish värdelös (“worthless").

    From Wiktionary