without worth or value; worthless: valueless stocks; a valueless promise.

Origin of valueless

First recorded in 1555–65; value + -less
Related formsval·ue·less·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for valueless

good-for-nothing, useless, no-good, unsalable

Examples from the Web for valueless

Contemporary Examples of valueless

  • Secretary of State John Kerry called the group, “ugly, savage, inexplicable, nihilistic, valueless evil.”

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  • In an interview, Liang said, “Air should be the most valueless commodity, free to breathe for any vagrant or beggar.”

Historical Examples of valueless

British Dictionary definitions for valueless



having or possessing no value; worthless
Derived Formsvaluelessness, noun
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