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  • n  the quality of having no practical use

  • It's often easy to come up with big denominators that make sense, though ultimately too much dividing reduces numbers to another sort of uselessness.
  • In addition, the collapse of Soviet agriculture showed him the uselessness of using chemicals extensively on farms.
  • The cutting, she says, helps her block out the feelings of uselessness that overwhelm her.
News & Articles

  • Ranter dad on perils of parenthood
    Drew Magary is an angry guy -- or at least he plays one on the Internet. The Deadspin, Gawker and GQ contributor and sci-fi author has amassed a large, rabid fan base for his sharp, smart, acidic rants on subjects ranging from the coaching abilities of Bill Belichick and the uselessness of scab referees to his hatred of scarves and the punchability of Justin Bieber's face. He's got opinions.
    July 8, 2013 - CNN
  • 'Someone Could Get Hurt': Q&A with Drew Magary
    Drew Magary is an angry guy -- or at least he plays one on the Internet. The Deadspin, Gawker and GQ contributor and sci-fi author has amassed a large, rabid fan base for his sharp, smart, acidic rants on subjects ranging from the coaching abilities of Bill Belichick and the uselessness of scab referees to his hatred of scarves and the punchability of Justin Bieber's face. He's got opinions.
    July 8, 2013 - CNN
Quotes

  • Manouchehr Mottaki in FOXNews
    The Iranian foreign minister, Manouchehr Mottaki, told reporters in Beirut that "the UN Security Council has proven its uselessness and ineffectiveness during this (Israeli) aggression."
  • William Carlos Williams in Washington Post
    In "The Crowd at the Ball Game," William Carlos Williams describes the onlookers as being "moved uniformly/by a spirit of uselessness/which delights them."
  • Norman Ornstein in FOXNews
    This is really the last-ditch effort, that you can do this, with the committee, if you have the will and the leadership, and keep this [committee] from uselessness or just petering out,Ornstein said.

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