- worth one's weight in gold,
- worth one's while,
- worthy of the name,
Origin of worthless
Examples from the Web for worthless
“Before they became something to be saved, they were just worthless,” she writes.To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He sold his worthless Current TV cable network to Al Jazeera for $500 million.
After everything I'd gone through, leaving would have made it worthless.My ‘Kink’ Nightmare: James Franco’s BDSM Porn Documentary ‘Kink’ Only Tells Part of the Story|Aurora Snow|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Evidently determined to put his inquisitors in their place, he gave them a worthless answer.
Winning battles is worthless unless you can win hearts and minds as well.Game of Thrones’ Ep. 5 'First of His Name' Recap: An Ode to the Women of Westeros|Andrew Romano|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He regarded their knowledge as humdrum, and it did not disturb him that they looked on his acquisitions as worthless.Peggy Raymond's Vacation|Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
Adolphe joined his father in Paris and became, it was said, a worthless fellow.Eugenie Grandet|Honore de Balzac
You probably have some of these worthless admission tickets; so let me have one or two.Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826 Vol. 2|Lady Wallace
Nearly all the larger trees in the Fuegian forests have the heartwood decayed, and are worthless as timber.The Land of Fire|Mayne Reid
This is a case in which it may be said that the figures are worthless without the signature.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori