What is another word for uselessly?
[ jˈuːsləslɪ], [ jˈuːsləslɪ], [ j_ˈuː_s_l_ə_s_l_ɪ]
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Synonyms for Uselessly:
adv• in vain (adverb)
adv.• all (adverb)
Other synonyms:• Other relevant words:
- for nothing,
- no purpose,
- in vain,
- to no purpose,
How to use "Uselessly" in context?
Most of the time, when people use the word "uselessly," they are not thinking of the correct definition of the word. The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word "useless" as "having no practical purpose or value; not efficient or effective." This is not the definition that most people use when they use the word "uselessly." The definition that most people use is "not doing anything productive." The first definition is useless because it has no practical purpose. The second definition is useless because it is not efficient or effective.
Paraphrases for Uselessly:
Paraphrases are highlighted according to their relevancy:
needlessly, pointlessly, unnecessarily.
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