Related formsjob·less·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for joblessness
In a country nearly crushed by poverty and joblessness, there is little money left over for making the prisons humane and livable.
The youth are desperate because of the hardship of life here and the joblessness.PLO Official: Al-Qaeda To Target Lebanese Christians|Jamie Dettmer|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There, despite his youth and joblessness, Andre was celebrated as a devoted dad.
If elite interest in joblessness has collapsed, however, it's not because the emergency has been resolved.What Didn't Come Up in Today's Presidential Press Conference?|David Frum|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In this rustbelt of dying shipyards, joblessness runs as high as 50 percent.Greece on the Brink of Financial Abyss as Syriza Party Weighs Default|John Psaropoulos|May 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was clear that Eunice was somewhat concerned concerning Kinnison's joblessness; but Kinnison was not.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
Economics (income level, joblessness, opportunity) plays a critical role in the life of the young and of their progenitors.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for joblessness
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the jobless