One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the icon turns out to be worthless’
valueless, of little value, of no value, of little worth, of no worth, without value, of little financial value, of no financial value, meritless
rubbishy, trashy, paltry, poor quality, of poor quality, low quality, of low quality, inferior, second-rate, third-rate, low-grade, cheap, cheap and nasty, shoddy, tawdry, gimcrack
British informal two a penny, ten a penny, twopenny-halfpenny
North American informal nickel-and-dime
2‘your conclusions are utterly worthless’
useless, no use, of no benefit, to no avail, futile, ineffective, ineffectual, fruitless, unproductive, unavailing, pointless, nugatory, valueless, inadequate, deficient, defective, inferior, unsatisfactory, meaningless, senseless, insubstantial, empty, hollow, silly, banal, trifling, petty, inconsequential, lame, paltry, pathetic, piddling
informal a dead loss
3‘he was destroyed by his loyalty to his worthless son’
good-for-nothing, ne'er-do-well, useless, despicable, contemptible, base, low, vile, abject, debased, degraded, ignominious, mean, corrupt, villainous, depraved, degenerate, wretched, miserable, sorry, shiftless, feckless, incompetent
informal no-good, no-account, lousy
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