Definition of “worthless” - English Dictionary

“worthless” in British English

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worthlessadjective

uk /ˈwɜːθ.ləs/ us /ˈwɝːθ.ləs/

(Definition of “worthless” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“worthless” in American English

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worthlessadjective

us /ˈwɜrθ·ləs/

worthless adjective (MONEY)

having no value in money:

Now that the company has gone bankrupt, your contract is worthless.

worthless adjective (IMPORTANCE)

unimportant or useless:

Examples of this artist’s early works remind me that he was not worthless, as some reviewers seemed to feel.

(Definition of “worthless” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“worthless” in Business English

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worthlessadjective

uk /ˈwɜːθləs/ us

having no value:

The stock is virtually worthless, trading at less than 6 cents a share.

not important or useful:

The security system he bought turned out to be worthless.

(Definition of “worthless” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)