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useless adj
1 having no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully; "a kitchen full of useless gadgets"; "she is useless in an emergency" [ant: useful]
2 not useful; "a curiously unhelpful and useless manual"

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Adjective

  1. Without use or possibility to be used.
  2. : (of a person) unable to do well at a particular task or thing. Useless is mildly insulting.
    My brother is useless at most computer games, but he is an awesome PS2 player.
    Why do you keep trying? You're obviously useless at it.
    After trying in vain to find something useful, I gave up, deciding it was useless.

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without use
unable to do well
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Extensive Definition

Useless () is a 2007 documentary film directed by Jia Zhangke. It is Jia's second full-length documentary film after 2006's Dong. The film follows China's fashion and clothing industry. The film was produced by Jia Zhangke's own Xstream Pictures, in association with the China Film Association and the Mixmind Art and Design Company.

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