[ noun ] having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
"the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"
Used in print(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
When we see the steady and methodical inculcation into humanity of the idea of man 's worthlessness - until redeemed - the necessity of the Devil may become evident as a weapon , a weapon designed and used time_and_time_again in every age to whip men into a surrender to a particular church or church-state '' .
[ noun ] the quality of being without practical use