Worthlessly
Worthless Worth"less, a. [AS. weor[eth]le['a]s.] Destitute of worth; having no value, virtue, excellence, dignity, or the like; undeserving; valueless; useless; vile; mean; as, a worthless garment; a worthless ship; a worthless man or woman; a worthless magistrate. [1913 Webster]

'T is a worthless world to win or lose. --Byron. [1913 Webster] -- {Worth"less*ly}, adv. -- {Worth"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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