Usage examples for useless

  1. " Heaven soon takes those who are useless," he said. – The Isle of Unrest by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. They didn't complete the plans because they knew the old work was useless. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton
  3. If so, it is useless coming to me, I have no money." – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  4. It was almost useless to argue with him, to destroy him. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  5. It was useless to look for Alderling's body, and I do not know that any search was made for it. – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  6. " Then all that I have learned," she muttered at last, " is useless? – In the Border Country by Josephine Daskam Bacon
  7. I felt utterly useless. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  8. " It would be useless, Petrie," he interrupted me. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  9. To myself it is useless; but my children ought to like it." – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  10. I ought to have been a wife and mother, my brother says, instead of a useless old maid." – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  11. Or else- He stopped, and I did not ask him to go on, for I knew that to ask would be useless. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  12. They gave him nothing: it would have been useless to ask any Government to give anything: they wanted all the money for persons for whom it was never intended. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  13. The inquiries which he made every where turned out useless. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  14. It is quite useless to try to persuade me any further. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  15. That would be useless, for he felt pretty sure that nobody but his principal would have touched it. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  16. And though it be useless they will still go on, because it seems the best thing. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  17. It is useless to say, " we live too fast." – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  18. He had given John no hint to keep his visit secret, because this would be useless. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  19. Made the thing worse than useless. – Vulcan's Workshop by Harl Vincent