1 of no use
VERBS be, feel, prove Her efforts to avoid him proved useless. | become | leave sth, make sth, render sth The condition rendered her legs virtually useless. | reject sth as They rejected the designs as useless.
ADV. bloody (taboo) | absolutely, completely, entirely, quite, totally, utterly, wholly | worse than A computer program with too many icons is worse than useless. | all but, almost, practically, virtually | largely | fairly, pretty | equally There are two manuals, both of them equally useless.
PREP. as A candle is practically useless as a light source. | for The land is useless for cattle. | in This drug is useless in the treatment of patients with Aids. | to The information was useless to him.
2 weak/not successful
ADV. bloody (taboo) | completely | pretty
PREP. at I'm pretty useless at this job.