Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being useful; conduciveness to some end; utility; serviceableness; advantage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being useful; utility; serviceableness; advantage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the quality of being useful, to which extent something is useful

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of being of practical use

Etymologies

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useful +‎ -ness

Examples

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  • Where's my camera?!

    Oh damn, too late.

    October 26, 2008