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worthless

adjective uk   /ˈwɜːθ.ləs/  us   /ˈwɝːθ-/

worthless adjective (NO MONEY)

C2 having no value in money: The company's shares are now virtually worthless shares. He said the jewels were worthless fakes.

worthless adjective (NOT IMPORTANT)

C1 not important or not useful: She was criticized so much by her employers that she began to feel worthless.
worthlessness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈ-nəs/
People who have been abused as children often experience feelings/a sense of worthlessness.
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