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Synonyms for worthlessness

the quality of being without practical use

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Summary: The film explores hierarchical humiliation with powerfully drawn characters who exude a sense of self worth in their state of worthlessness
The growing fear of insecurity and the consequent worthlessness of lives of Nigerians got further affirmed by needless deaths recorded across the country recently: Plateau (over 200 lives), Lagos (over 10 lives) and Ibadan (5 lives).
The take-home message: Tell your physician about any signs of depression, such as feelings of hopelessness, helplessness or worthlessness, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, increased irritability, impulsive behavior, and increased use of alcohol, tobacco or drugs.
Overall, 23 percent of the boys and 31 percent of the girls suffered from symptoms of depression, including feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness and sleep disturbances.
He said: "My life had been so shaped by life at Old Trafford I realised I had to make some preparations for the change." Giggs added he sometimes battled feelings of "worthlessness" and that Lennon's ordeal highlights the mental health issues players face.
Giggs said he had struggled with "feelings of worthlessness" in the past and would not leave home for two days after a defeat.
Other signs of depression in teens may be difficulty with concentration, less motivation and feelings of worthlessness, guilt and possibly suicide.
AT the Living Room Cardiff, time and again the underlying cause of addiction in our clients is a deep seated sense of worthlessness and a belief that they are "not good enough".
"Many people who suffer from mental illness are socially isolated and disconnected from society, feelings of worthlessness are also common mainly caused by long-term unemployment.
B, age 29, reports that fatigue, sadness, and feelings of worthlessness have compromised her work and eroded her friendships.
Proof of worthlessness: W is a sole proprietorship selling sophisticated security systems.
Anthony is also struggling, both with his feelings of guilt and the sense of worthlessness that his mother's abusive ex-partner has instilled in him.
Suicide is an act of killing oneself intentionally causing his or her own death out of feeling hopelessness, helplessness and worthlessness. Suicide is considered to be the last option to overcome the pain, the risk often increases in lack of social-support and self-esteem.
GE-len said all these are expression of "worthlessness."
The Government is using this to attempt to meet carbon free targets and is doling out subsidies to this end while ignoring the proven worthlessness of these wind machines.