Synonyms for (adjective) worthless

Synonyms: despicable, slimy, ugly, unworthy, worthless, wretched, vile

Definition: morally reprehensible

Usage: would do something as despicable as murder; ugly crimes; the vile development of slavery appalled them; a slimy little liar

Similar words: evil

Definition: morally bad or wrong

Usage: evil purposes; an evil influence; evil deeds


Synonyms: worthless

Definition: lacking in usefulness or value

Usage: a worthless idler

Similar words: chaffy

Definition: value

Usage: an empty chaffy book by a foolish chaffy fellow


Similar words: sorry, no-account, no-count, no-good, good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, meritless

Definition: without merit

Usage: a sorry horse; a sorry excuse; a lazy no-count, good-for-nothing goldbrick; the car was a no-good piece of junk


Similar words: manky

Definition: inferior and worthless


Similar words: negligible, paltry, trifling

Definition: not worth considering

Usage: he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost; piffling efforts; a trifling matter


Similar words: nugatory

Definition: of no real value

Usage: a nugatory law


Similar words: otiose, superfluous, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wasted

Definition: serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

Usage: otiose lines in a play; advice is wasted words; a pointless remark; a life essentially purposeless; senseless violence


Similar words: trashy, rubbishy

Definition: cheap and inferior; of no value

Usage: rubbishy newspapers that form almost the sole reading of the majority; trashy merchandise


Similar words: tinpot

Definition: inferior (especially of a country's leadership)

Usage: he's a tinpot Hitler


Similar words: valueless

Definition: of no value