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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -uselessness-, *uselessness*, uselessnes
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
uselessness[N] การที่ไม่สามารถใช้ได้, Syn. workability, Ant. usefulness
uselessness[N] การไม่ประสบผลสำเร็จ, Syn. failure, Ant. usefulness

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
uselessness    (n) (y uu1 s l @ s n @ s)

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
×[ばつ;ぺけ;ペケ, batsu ; peke ; peke] (n) (1) (See 罰点) x-mark (used to indicate an incorrect answer in a test, etc.); (2) (ペケ only) (uk) impossibility; futility; uselessness [Add to Longdo]
やくざ(P);ヤクザ[, yakuza (P); yakuza] (n) (1) (possibly from 八九三) professional gambler or ruffian (esp. a member of the Japanese mafia); yakuza (member); (adj-na,n) (2) uselessness; purposelessness; (P) [Add to Longdo]
[じょう, jou] (n) uselessness [Add to Longdo]
徒爾[とじ, toji] (adj-na,n) uselessness [Add to Longdo]
無駄[むだ, muda] (adj-na,n) futility; uselessness; pointlessness; (P) [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Useless \Use"less\, a.
     Having, or being of, no use; unserviceable; producing no good
     end; answering no valuable purpose; not advancing the end
     proposed; unprofitable; ineffectual; as, a useless garment;
     useless pity.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Not to sit idle with so great a gift
           Useless, and thence ridiculous.          --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Fruitless; ineffectual.
  
     Usage: {Useless}, {Fruitless}, {Ineffectual}. We speak of an
            attempt, effort, etc., as being useless when there are
            in it inherent difficulties which forbid the hope of
            success, as fruitless when it fails, not from any such
            difficulties, but from some unexpected hindrance
            arising to frustrate it; as, the design was rendered
            fruitless by the death of its projector. Ineffectual
            nearly resembles fruitless, but implies a failure of a
            less hopeless character; as, after several ineffectual
            efforts, I at last succeeded.
            [1913 Webster]
  
                  Useless are all words
                  Till you have writ "performance" with your
                  swords.
                  The other is for waiving.         --Beau. & Fl.
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                  Waiving all searches into antiquity, in relation
                  to this controversy, as being either needless or
                  fruitless.                        --Waterland.
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                  Even our blessed Savior's preaching, who spake
                  as never man spake, was ineffectual to many.
                                                    --Bp.
                                                    Stillingfleet.
            [1913 Webster] -- {Use"less*ly}, adv. --
            {Use"less*ness}, n.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  uselessness
      n 1: the quality of having no practical use [syn: {inutility},
           {uselessness}, {unusefulness}] [ant: {usefulness},
           {utility}]

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