uselessly
adverb see useless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • uselessly — adv. Uselessly is used with these verbs: ↑hang …   Collocations dictionary

  • uselessly — useless ► ADJECTIVE 1) serving no purpose. 2) informal having little ability or skill. DERIVATIVES uselessly adverb uselessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • uselessly — adverb in a useless manner (Freq. 1) the furniture was sitting around uselessly • Ant: ↑usefully • Derived from adjective: ↑useless …   Useful english dictionary

  • Uselessly — Useless Use less, a. Having, or being of, no use; unserviceable; producing no good end; answering no valuable purpose; not advancing the end proposed; unprofitable; ineffectual; as, a useless garment; useless pity. [1913 Webster] Not to sit idle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uselessly — See useless. * * * …   Universalium

  • uselessly — adverb a) In a useless manner. b) To no useful purpose …   Wiktionary

  • uselessly — adv. futilely, in vain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uselessly — use·less·ly …   English syllables

  • uselessly — See: useless …   English dictionary

  • useless — uselessly, adv. uselessness, n. /yoohs lis/, adj. 1. of no use; not serving the purpose or any purpose; unavailing or futile: It is useless to reason with him. 2. without useful qualities; of no practical good: a useless person; a useless gadget …   Universalium

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