Synonym of useless

Alternative for useless

Synonym: fruitless, ineffectual, worthless,

Antonym: useful,

Adjective

Not fulfilling or not expected to achieve the intended purpose or desired outcome
ineffectual impractical futile hopeless ineffective pointless inefficacious unproductive worthless inutile unavailing unusable unworkable vain bootless fruitless purposeless unprofitable impotent profitless unsuitable inefficient nonfunctional nugatory unserviceable unsuccessful valueless barren impracticable inoperative nonpractical otiose stillborn unfunctional unpurposed abortive broken counterproductive dysfunctional empty expendable feckless inoperable junky meaningless pants pathetic scrap unuseful in vain not useful to no purpose good-for-nothing of no use Sisyphean to no avail idle inadequate insignificant failed hollow trivial trifling aimless senseless paltry inept inconsequential to no effect weak unimportant unrewarding feeble unfruitful sterile powerless non-successful thwarted incompetent petty no-good insubstantial unnecessary lame wasted miserable poor irrelevant null negligible no-account frivolous inferior unfructuous wretched needless foiled spineless lousy nothing insufficient unsatisfactory slight doomed purportless of no avail unhelpful piddling footling hamstrung inexpedient without success without rhyme or reason measly vapid frustrated void forlorn indecisive despicable contemptible no dice shiftless inconsiderable unable abandoned sorry picayune minute ignoble lazy trashy spiritless baulked casual unremunerative bungled balked Mickey Mouse unprolific unessential no use wet unfit vacuous defeated for nought impossible thankless inane invertebrate abject base motiveless chaffy poxy wishy-washy wanky piffling nickel-and-dime no-win chicken limited on a treadmill niggling not worth the candle minor irresponsible unsubstantial small slothful apathetic indolent little no good unambitious bogus waste mediocre dry misfired cheap ne'er-do-well unenterprising pitiful meagre mean flat effete unreasonable vacant disastrous soft exhausted nonsensical scant mindless botched goalless bad nerveless weakling delusive unreliable incapable tame gainless pitiable unavailable weak-kneed characterless milk-and-water namby-pamby peripheral puny nominal piddly pimping peanut rubbishy unreal forceless withered neutralized defeasible neutralised innocuous anticlimactic banal deficient blocked lost defective wanton a dead loss redundant superfluous limp-wristed beyond hope meager flimsy null and void dinky drifting inappreciable small-fry immaterial de minimis unachievable light fiddling superficial foolish small-time incidental low-ranking of no value of no consequence nonessential second-rate of no account uncalled-for uncalled for not having a prayer with no chance of success drossy of no great concern uneconomic failing invalid impuissant miscarried bungling unconvincing unimpressive frustaneous unlucrative throwaway stupid disadvantageous unsalable thin nonvalid nonbinding pyrrhic insincere save one's breath rotten absurd groundless dull implausible objectless not fruitful dead specious boring nonproductive uncreative slow unyieldly wasteful for naught insipid time-wasting ruined spoiled of no earthly use shallow stale uninspiring not needed insane fatuous baseless misleading unnotable shuck delusory not helpful woeful stymied wandering parlous uninteresting unasked spinning one's wheels wild goose chase spoilt rambling unfounded lamentable deplorable hindered stonewalled obstructed nongermane helpless going nowhere adrift arid tedious commonplace unpromising threatening sinister menacing unneeded resultless cramped messed up not a prayer in vicious circle vague uncommunicative vile unconstructive adverse negative lacking foundation lacklustre dreary drab unstimulating prosaic monotonous lifeless humdrum unreturned Pyrrhic emasculate slack-spined witless indiscriminate designless thoughtless illogical irrational crummy sad unfilled clear ill-fated bleak minuscule bush-league minor-league uncelebrated lightweight lesser secondary obscure infinitesimal smalltime no good to gundy not worth it not pertinent without grounds without foundation fustian reckless incautious uncareful carefree careless wild debased depraved degraded low desultory brainless random desperate despairing lackluster despondent unattainable beyond remedy despaired of fouled up not serious no go no way not effective shameful disgraceful dishonourable dishonorable ill-suited inappropriate unsuited ridiculous floundering undirected haphazard subsidiary villainous ignominious corrupt degenerate wimpish frail wimpy weakened not proper not good enough improper scanty irresolute silly unmeaning unsound of no benefit junk unadvantageous inconsistent incompatible inapt beggarly mingy ungenerous mere derisory hit-or-miss rubbish non-essential two a penny not much cop unassertive skimpy of little account pettifogging exiguous extraneous uninformative meek cowardly gutless timid weak-willed fickle passive a dime a dozen dithering faltering craven frothy of little consequence of little importance tinpot of no moment not worth mentioning zero zilch of no importance zip twopenny-halfpenny shoestring indifferent not worth a hill of beans timorous wavering indeterminate vacillating pusillanimous undetermined fallible neither here nor there no great shakes not worth speaking of beside the point chicken-hearted corruptible supine yellow lily-livered hemming and hawing waffling yellow-bellied undependable faint-hearted yielding unsure easily led

Adjective

Having no ability or skill in a specified activity or area
bad incompetent hopeless inadequate inept incapable ineffective weak ineffectual unskilled unskillful worthless inapt inefficacious inexpert unskilful bum feeble impotent inproficient powerless unproficient no good a dead loss lacking ability amateurish bungling unfit blundering maladroit unfitted unqualified unable clumsy inexperienced substandard amateur inefficient unprofessional gauche bumbling inferior floundering untrained cack-handed wanting ham-fisted awkward crude deficient botched unapt unequipped dilettante nonprofessional dilettantish jackleg ham-handed insufficient not up to scratch shoddy undependable unco lacking sloppy slipshod pathetic not good enough not much cop leaving much to be desired cowboy not up to snuff lumbering incapacitated skill-less clodhopping foolish stumbling muddled oafish bodged butterfingered unhandy slapdash unsuitable raw unreliable graceless bush-league disqualified ineligible poor not equal to not up to it not cut out for green hack unaccomplished botching fumbled insipid inadept lay unsatisfactory unequal unworkmanlike handless heavy-handed left-handed lousy loser hapless imperfect inelegant mutton-fisted all thumbs half-baked faulty duff defective can't hack it couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery all fingers and thumbs no great shakes not much chop losing dependent frail naive uncool butterfingers vulnerable unsuited ungainly unpolished shambling unequal to the task not up to not equal to something not up to something out of one's depth not know one's arse from one's elbow uninitiated helpless unadapted less capable not have it out to lunch unable to do something for toffee unprepared fumbling careless unpractised unpracticed ill-equipped untalented not cut out slack extravagant prodigal slovenly shooting blanks improficient disorganized improvident incompatible backwards rude unsophisticated disorganised talentless inoperative non-qualified untaught bush suboptimal subpar can't cut it not prepared uncultivated negligent without finesse lacking finesse unqualified for untrained for incapable of incompetent at unable to do something out of one's element can't make the grade

Adjective

Not required
unrequired redundant needless nonessential dispensable gratuitous inessential expendable unneeded superfluous unessential optional extraneous surplus excess irrelevant avoidable extrinsic futile accidental undesirable worthless uncritical noncompulsory causeless fortuitous casual haphazard wanton supererogatory chance exorbitant prodigal random lavish profuse additional uncalled-for beside the point unnecessary unwanted not required excessive unwarranted uncalled for extra disposable unimportant spare supernumerary non-essential de trop remaining unused leftover in excess not needed surplus to requirements pointless trivial purposeless peripheral cosmetic superfluent too much left over incidental undesired unmerited replaceable inordinate residuary extravagant minor superabundant pleonastic unproductive overflowing overmuch extreme unasked abounding undue waste to no purpose skippable groundless removable to spare secondary ornamental left odd reserve on your hands not necessary not essential going begging too many residual over wasted no need to no avail unjustified unwelcome inappropriate undeserved unjust unprovoked scrap unusable unjustifiable uninvited inexcusable unforgivable unfair indefensible diffuse unprofitable outmoded needed like a hole in the head disused discarded supererogative more added fresh supplementary unconsumed further other supplemental disproportionate uneaten increased new another farther immoderate untouched unconscionable unreasonable intemperate plethoric steep towering dizzying unmeasurable overabundant alternative auxiliary ancillary wasteful top-up over the top surviving enormous exaggerated boundless stiff profligate limitless super dissipated indulgent unbounded available recrementitious stratospheric overboard supernatural overkill relief sky-high free self-indulgent way out substitute outstanding backup unrestrained vestigial fallback second preposterous still available unrestricted alternate extortionate in reserve overdue insane overweening intolerable outrageous unlimited overextravagant devilish uncurbed add-on overindulgent left behind OTT bonus back-up out of all proportion over-and-above a bit much complementary undrunk unwarrantable in hand baroque fancy unmerciful accompanying untempered irrational net supporting nett remanent not wanted vestigal balance continuing to play with left-over on the side unfinished lingering special collateral contributory one more new-found in addition over and above rest of emergency unbridled standby replacement substantial vast uncontrolled immense grandiose tremendous gross improvident monstrous infinite prodigious huge monumental immeasurable astronomic imprudent massive stupendous humongous astronomical fantastic unhampered thumping whopping giant mega silly monster extensive ridiculous unchecked mountainous ludicrous epic mighty gargantuan colossal unfettered mammoth overgenerous gigantic uninhibited super-duper O.T.T. over the odds fall-back in store more than enough

Adjective

Not able, or too impractical, to be implemented
unusable unworkable impractical impracticable unfeasible unserviceable nonpractical unattainable inapplicable infeasible absurd illogical wild nonviable abstract chimerical impossible improbable inefficacious nonfunctional otherworldly speculative theoretical unreal idealistic irrealizable quixotic romantic visionary unwise unbusinesslike unnegotiable ivory-tower no-go starry-eyed won't fly not a prayer out of the question inoperable unrealistic non-viable unrealizable unpractical unachievable unviable unsuitable inconvenient foolish ineffectual inappropriate ill-considered unreasonable far-fetched cock-eyed ill-thought-out silly crackpot crazy half-baked inept incompetent clueless hopeless utopian no go unworldly extravagant imaginary impulsive fantastical perfectionist idealist Utopian chivalrous quixotical dreamy starry fanciful awkward dreaming impetuous ineffective undoable imprudent insuperable not worth considering impossible to carry out like herding cats head-in-the-clouds optimistic idealized idealised out of touch with reality naive fairy-tale far-sighted abstracted radical daydreaming illusory imaginative airy-fairy nonrealistic prophetic delusory lofty grandiose ambitious pretentious hopeful unlikely not sensible ivory-towered on cloud nine castle-building out there perfect ideal vague fantasizing irrational senseless airy fantasy dream sentimental dreamlike over-optimistic potty fantasising exaggerated idyllic high-flown fantastic arcadian model transcendental supreme pie-in-the-sky ultimate best ideological nonsensical reachy gone floating whimsical fabulous fictitious legendary not applicable blue sky made-up Micawberish Panglossian happy hoping creative inventive inspired prescient insightful innovative perceptive discerning penetrating ingenious intuitive enterprising clever shrewd resourceful sharp gifted wise talented hypothetical exalted astral introspective musing noble original in the clouds with your head in the clouds

Adjective

Not wanted
unwanted disliked rejected unloved forsaken friendless shunned superfluous uncherished outcast uncared-for unnecessary unpopular unneeded annoying discarded nonessential de trop surplus to requirements uncared for abandoned spurned detested scorned unbefriended neglected tossed out waste dispensed with ostracized ostracised cast-off scrapped deserted thrown out thrown away unwelcome unvalued loathed hated despised avoided ignored abhorred isolated unaccepted disfavored disesteemed cold-shouldered lonesome forlorn companionless lonely out of favour estranged desolate all alone without friends out of favor with no one to turn to without a friend in the world blackballed damaged junked repudiated outmoded discontinued shelved worn-out done with run-down castaway out-of-date obsolete castoff withdrawn destitute sad despondent unhappy lorn unsocial without companions by yourself feeling friendless jilted unbeloved loveless unappreciated unliked unattractive undesirable alone not loved solitary drip lousy out in the cold sent to Coventry nerdy out execrated obnoxious weird wimpy gross dumpy loser creepy unattached alienated unsought after in bad odor lone single by oneself cut off not sought out adrift marooned without ties with no ties in bad odour not in the swim all by one's self unaccompanied unsociable introverted hermitic by itself reclusive antisocial on one's own solo separate retired sole detached independent unattended me myself and I me and my shadow stag immune insular apart insulated segregated unconnected sequestered single-handed unescorted on my own to one side unchaperoned remote lost secluded homesick in solitary unassisted unaided in a solitary state individual unmarried ditched stranded cloistered renounced disowned vacant betrayed derelict vacated forgotten void disused dropped dumped cast off left in the lurch thrown over left at the altar left behind retiring unique singular one only one-off special hermitical distant reserved eremetic misanthropic offish out-of-the-way particular sui generis standoffish self-sufficient uncompanionable aloof self-contained on its own

Adjective

Of low or mediocre quality
terrible poor awful inferior dreadful inadequate appalling hopeless lousy atrocious dire duff laughable pants pathetic unsatisfactory abysmal bad crummy frightful mediocre pitiful substandard wretched miserable chronic execrable junky poxy rotten rubbish rubbishy shoddy trashy bodger bum cheap cheapjack coarse common schlock schlocky sleazy trumpery cut-rate gimcrack low-grade low-rent second-rate bargain-basement el cheapo very bad a load of pants deplorable lamentable worthless unacceptable dismal ropy paltry sorry third-rate diabolical woeful deficient horrible dissatisfactory disgraceful imperfect lame shabby pits abominable nasty not up to snuff contemptible suboptimal subpar second-class low-quality disagreeable wanting tawdry below par sad two-bit God-awful unsound sub-par pitiable cheesy defective below standard direful base junk lemon crude grotty incompetent shocking dime-a-dozen under par average egregious punk middling ordinary good-for-nothing poorer subnormal disappointing not up to scratch below average hack faulty sucky the pits no good déclassé shameful bush-league not up to par indifferent downmarket odious offensive dodgy flawed unexceptional pedestrian wack leaving much to be desired not up to much unpleasant poor-quality horrid despicable loathsome disgusting revolting abhorrent off wrong bush sour cruddy crumby careless valueless distasteful repugnant mean low-end grim obnoxious vile repellent inept repulsive hideous godawful obscene foul horrendous noxious nauseating sickening nauseous gross not much cop trifling ineffectual tinhorn displeasing tacky unsuitable detestable reprehensible insufficient ill from hunger amateurish negligent feeble outrageous disastrous hellacious unwelcome ghastly meagre rancid repellant fulsome scandalous ugly evil noisome meager unspeakable hateful tasteless for the birds piss-poor damnable dirty ineffective beastly abject ratty stupid Brummagem stinking icky strictly for the birds of a sort very poor unworthy garbage poor quality tatty weak unsatisfying grungy a dead loss twopenny-halfpenny unable to do something for toffee tenth-rate not satisfying jerry-built distressing damaged bungling catastrophic grievous regrettable calamitous tricky unfortunate excruciating impaired amiss low tinny rough uncomfortable slovenly sneaking grubby scabby scummy scurvy low quality blah poorly meretricious gaudy showy desperate downer diddly less-than-stellar bummer not good grody erroneous cheapie well below par bad news fallacious not the best vulgar garish off-color weak sauce harmful tinpot reject brummagem worse raunchy scurrilous irremediable stinky indefensible poopy piddling unsaleable negligible unimpressive blithering trivial minimal a dime a dozen not good enough would fetch nothing of little value of negligible value of no value of no financial value minor league small potatoes minor-league insignificant second rate flaming cursed sordid incapable unsavoury off-putting insufferable inproficient unproficient infernal accursed heinous confounded objectionable unwanted broken inexpert dreaded unpalatable intolerable unpopular disliked footling measly degenerate unattractive disgustful loathly unpleasing unable to do something to save one's life exceptionable rebarbative unwished-for villainous low-down unsought unlikable loathed adverse inconvenient shunned incommodious disadvantageous scorned uninvited annoying unsavory troublesome inexpedient outcast inadmissible undesirable beyond the pale rejected bothersome detrimental unwished for to be avoided out of place unstylish ticky-tack inelegant dowdy styleless ticky-tacky unfashionable from hell bogus no-good low in quality flimsy empty abandoned barren yucky putrid sick-making yucko bogging wicked gruesome uninviting skanky ignominious monstrous dishonourable dishonorable disreputable malodorous fetid filthy vomitous ignoble foetid mephitic opprobrious stomach-turning stomach-churning discreditable immoral vomit-inducing gut-churning rank unprincipled nefarious festy smelly degrading grisly niffy iniquitous infamous on the nose invidious hellish olid flagitious foul-smelling evil-smelling horrifying vicious pongy whiffy unappetizing funky miasmal sinful embarrassing corrupt blameworthy upsetting criminal inexcusable acrid unforgivable squalid black cringe-making humiliating creepy depraved dark unethical tragic sick unscrupulous heartbreaking very unpleasant notorious irritating shady unrespectable louche shy dislikeable slimy unholy ungodly grimy unlovely unclean harsh yukky uncongenial bitter poison beyond contempt shameless harrowing unlawful unrighteous indecent knavish dastardly godforsaken gut-wrenching depressing perverse debauched emetic inglorious mournful unsightly impure afflictive pestilential lacking polluted insupportable dislikable poisonous smudged bedraggled befouled smutty sullied bemired dusty uncleanly draggled muddy illegal stained mucky besmirched unfair blackened unsportsmanlike dingy begrimed soiled pestiferous god-awful pesky unbearable unlucky underhanded unfavourable unfavorable malevolent deceitful heartrending perverted fiendish devilish distressful tremendous dissolute tragical melancholy treacherous alarming hated unseemly reprobate snide currish flagrant miscreant censurable unconscionable indecorous horrific reeking rude low-minded unpardonable immodest improper scungy biting cutting gnarly unhealthy caitiff not up to standard unjustifiable yecchy questionable half-pie galling restricted ridiculous impermissible hateable derisory cheap and nasty no great shakes ornery off-colour crook off colour out of sorts chastening inclement undesired thoughtless satanic unhappy despisable untoward irksome detested glaring sinister sickly catty ill-advised tainted diseased malicious meanspirited disrespectful preposterous senseless culpable abominated despised execrated dishonest untrustworthy discouraging vexatious too bad foolish chunderous crooked tough disconcerting repelling spiteful naff slipshod sneaky malignant deceptive crass graceless disdainable ill-famed forbidding uncool impertinent abusive insolent discourteous ropey dissipated throwaway overwhelming dolorous commonplace dreary brackish rocky woozy scabrous unfit inefficient reduced limited mortifying remiss worst ill-reputed offending twopenny amoral end-of-the-pier bleak serious hurtful deleterious pernicious injurious mischievous reviled impotent little ill-favoured desolate dismaying baneful unwholesome very disgusting pill heel flavorless insipid painful flavourless yicky savorless flat cataclysmic surfeiting sleazeball macabre squicky cloying scuzzy insubstantial sparing inappreciable inconsiderable vitiated wanton bent venal second-best deadly insalutary dangerous inconsistent hostile incompatible contradictory opposed gloomy sombre cheerless drab inappropriate good-for-naught no-count meritless no-account eye-watering averse antipathetic inimical antagonistic mercenary faithless perfidious joyless piteous solemn somber disheartening sullen morose drear dubious unreasonable extremely bad ill-favored second class unfriendly against opposite alien extrinsic counter extraneous unconformable different revulsive unfitted foreign silly rueful affecting absurd ludicrous foolish-looking cheap-jack condemnable cheapo out beneath contempt below contempt unbecoming bribable warped inacceptable unappealing low-life dirty rotten reeky ribald intemperate lewd drunken profligate carnal forlorn depressive impoverished sepulchral indigent glum comfortless in opposition not cutting it musty stenchy strong high fusty under-strength blasted not cricket won't do half-baked of low quality out of order not on of poor quality over the fence not quite the done thing lowest of the low rock-bottom the dumps frowzy frowsy miasmic frowsty pigpen ripe debased freaking cussed darned cotton-picking infuriating doggoned durn doggone goddamned deuced curst danged durned exasperating dang darn diabolic blimming degraded forbidden taboo prohibited proscribed interdicted banned ineffable censored sorrowful grave indescribable unutterable unprintable X-rated impolite frowned on disapproved of out of bounds off limits hurting unmentionable off-limits not to be spoken of no go that dare not speak its name craptacular

Adjective

Not working or taking effect
inoperative broken broken-down defective down unserviceable faulty kaput ineffective invalid non-functional bust ineffectual inoperable jiggered kaputt knackered malfunctioning nonfunctional nonfunctioning nonoperating not functioning not working out of order shot unworkable wonky acting up conked out in disrepair inefficacious nonactive gone haywire gone kaput gone phut not in working order null and void on the blink out of commission out of service broken down hors de combat out of action out of whack out of use on the fritz busted duff dud done for inactive damaged off finished unsound impaired flawed imperfect no good on its last legs failed worthless done valueless sunk ruined doomed dead past its best in a state of disrepair unusable bad unavailing idle blemished buggy futile non-functioning playing up inefficient turned off not in use silent had it out of kilter scratched injured deficient shoddy cracked warped incomplete marred amiss haywire deformed torn weak run-down gone conked-out out disabled in need of repair up the spout worn out bonkers kerflooey worn-out incapacitated hurt spoiled buckled substandard inferior unfinished chipped unfit inadequate sick unreliable shabby below par dilapidated gone wrong screwed up unsatisfactory sketchy beat-up spoilt fallible spent not functional on the bum not in operation unavailable for use fallen apart gone to pieces in the shop on the shelf given up the ghost stopped working packed up not in service gone bust distorted old inconsistent rumpty debilitated harmed done in wrecked clapped out dented smashed crashed inoperational S U poor abnormal seconds unhealthy subnormal unoperational botched incorrect slipshod frail dinged totaled snafued bent flubbed unavailable unfunctional wracked in repair decommissioned unproductive exhausted feeble split non-operational loused up messed up glitched in smithereens in poor condition fouled up mucked up wounded no go dysfunctional scrap bootless abortive tainted crippled fissured coming unstuck coming unglued doesn't work gone to pot crazed fractured splintered cleft ruptured slit deteriorated decayed run down battered ramshackle tumbledown crumbling gone to rack and ruin falling to pieces ill-maintained badly maintained poorly maintained worse for wear unsellable second-rate unsaleable partial limited crummy tenth-rate below standard immature lousy patchy undeveloped rubbish inexact ropy rudimentary disfigured minus junk vicious garbage lemon faultful low schlocky two-bit bottom-of-barrel not up to scratch not up to snuff few bugs not much cop

Adjective

Relating to or resembling farce, especially because of absurd or ridiculous aspects
farcical absurd ludicrous preposterous ridiculous laughable risible nonsensical silly derisory foolish futile pointless senseless stupid cockamamie cockamamy comical derisive idiotic imbecilic ineffectual pathetic vain asinine barmy crazy daft hare-brained camp campy diverting embarrassing gelastic incompetent in vain joshing outrageous to no avail for grins bizarre insane inane fatuous unreasonable illogical wacky mad unthinkable harebrained strange irrational zany fantastic loony unbelievable incredible whacky nutty witless implausible brainless cockeyed kooky odd lunatic cuckoo looney weird kookie incongruous featherheaded half-baked unwise shocking grotesque fantastical fanciful balmy wild crackpot peculiar half-witted monstrous astonishing outlandish unreal simpleminded dippy daffy dotty screwball lunkheaded bubbleheaded sappy foolhardy funny weak-minded queer goofy impracticable derisible cock-eyed inept jerky fool tomfool off the wall imprudent eccentric droll puerile unworkable irresponsible hilarious wacko mindless moronic ill-conceived screwy impractical unusual way out too much infantile freakish comic quirky rum inappropriate reckless freaky amusing inconceivable dopey unrealistic dumb surreal bewildering baffling mystifying puzzling extraordinary humorous scatterbrained potty exorbitant extravagant batty impossible off the air off your head a bit much over the top out of the question OTT curious burlesque vacuous crackbrained thoughtless rash unintelligent madcap extreme unconventional clownish ignorant inadvisable contemptible excessive untenable off-centre avant-garde slang injudicious misguided foolheaded oddball light-hearted worthy of scorn nuts cracked chucklesome waggish far-out thick obtuse cranky kinky ironic feather-brained unhinged deranged demented unbalanced whimsical mercurial naive doltish simple dilly maniacal wackadoodle abnormal unique nonconformist wackadoo phenomenal crazy-ass giddy extremely foolish off beam stupidly irresponsible full of holes taking the cake witty loopy offbeat remarkable outré funky quixotic weirdo dreamlike idiotical improvident scatty unlikely irritating out there gonzo doolally ill-considered O.T.T. in left field rich priceless annoying entertaining spaced-out off-the-wall off-kilter out to lunch dim-witted beyond all reason short-sighted bird-brained out of all reason off your trolley up the pole a joke side-splitting a laugh a bit thick unachievable unattainable unfeasible unobtainable unviable hopeless unimaginable far-fetched forlorn insurmountable undoable insuperable irresoluble insolvable unrealizable unsolvable irresolvable paradoxical impervious insoluble inaccessible infeasible inexecutable impassable irrealizable hardly possible not to be thought of no-go non-viable not on like herding cats not possible beyond the bounds of possibility no-way beyond you not a prayer not worth considering beyond one hundred-to-one contrary to reason meaningless inconsistent crazed bonkers psychotic loco mental crackers gaga unsound psycho certifiable bats non compos mentis whacko unstable meshuga haywire fruity brainsick maniac moonstruck meshugge bughouse touched bedlam wud disturbed not all there round the bend nutsy looney tunes loony tunes mad as a hatter nutty as a fruitcake bananas barking squirrelly psychopathic mentally ill round the twist raving mad distracted delirious buggy barking mad sectionable away with the fairies mad as a March hare not the full shilling thickheaded of unsound mind gormless ill-advised nutso distraught empty-headed as daft as a brush raving glaikit dim damfool stark raving mad bushed not right in the head frenzied manic incautious indiscreet hysterical erratic sick in the head schizoid birdbrained chowderheaded not quite right in the head dotish not right upstairs foaming at the mouth porangi flakey flaky stark mad not together dunderheaded stark staring mad frantic lamebrained off one's head imbecile out of one's mind feebleminded neurotic cretinous halfwitted pea-brained with a screw loose wooden-headed divvy off one's rocker boneheaded schizophrenic off one's gourd dof around the bend yarra softheaded weak wrong dense slow-witted brain-dead dull impolitic idiosyncratic chuckleheaded disordered pinheaded berserk flighty unglued off one's trolley paranoid sick slow sociopathic dopy troubled thick-witted flipped out childish way-out frivolous off one's nut unsmart heedless immature mixed up careless soft schizo blockheaded screwed up confused lamebrain psychopathological knuckleheaded dorky unreasoning a bit lacking unthinking have kangaroos in the top paddock daft as a brush not of sound mind crazy as a loon simple-minded severely mentally ill unorthodox far out vapid ill-judged oafish braindead muttonheaded unpredictable flipped bonehead opaque invalid dappy rabid dozy fallacious queerish quaint out-of-the-way bizarro insipid airheaded unjustifiable unscientific ill-thought-out derailed moonstricken unsettled specious have a screw loose have bats in the belfry raging dazed off dreamy out of one's head illegitimate inconsequent inconsequential nonrational groundless unfounded nerdy unearthly touched in the head addle-brained sophistic brash hasty dead from the neck up fat-headed freaked out different not in one's right mind in a daze hotheaded inconsiderate manic-depressive flipped-out in another world non compos a few cards shy of a full deck having bats in the belfry deprived of one's wits one card shy of a full deck over the edge a few sandwiches short of a picnic mentally deranged having a screw loose having kangaroos in the top paddock clueless bathetic defective clock derpy purposeless unsafe rattlebrained unsteady changeable donkeyish obstinate unscrewed paranoiac paranoic idiotish violent off the beam incomprehensible unpractical unconsidered daggy smoothbrained mentally incompetent bugged out empty unaware insensate complacent berko nobody home schitzy ape callow pixilated fanatic obsessed unzipped dingy very stupid uncontrolled off your chump off the rails bedlamite harum-scarum left-field credulous retarded green goofy loony baked fried trifling worthless unfamiliar bemused off the chain demoniac psyched out original baseless arbitrary inexperienced off your rocker not right Bohemian backward wigged out nonconforming off-center dull-witted have bats in one's belfry have kangaroos in one's top paddock aberrant reasonless disconnected incoherent disjointed impulsive feeble-minded as mad as a hatter soft in the head vacant crass wishy-washy flat innocuous smooth-brained not tightly wrapped out of one's tree out of one's gourd off the deep end as mad as a March hare in the ozone one sandwich short of a picnic daredevil as thick as two short planks feather-headed wet behind the ears acting crazy devoid of intelligence hot-headed out in left field daring adventurous nitwitted overhasty wrong-headed unseemly temerarious audacious overbold overconfident radge sheepheaded undiplomatic inexpedient indelicate graceless tactless improbable chaotic lively pie-faced dubious doubtful badly planned risky muddle-headed imaginary incorrect faulty unconvincing illusory incredulous grandiose spurious off the top of one's head twisted unconceivable misleading romantic capricious ambitious visionary amazing uncompelling artificial unjustified erroneous illusive out of sight cock-and-bull suppositious singular hallucinatory make-believe flawed inconclusive sophistical casuistic unreasoned unproved mentally unbalanced contradictory perverse false irrelevant unconnected irreconcilable self-contradictory unsubstantial beyond belief hollow not following without foundation without basis not making sense

Adjective

(of a person or their behaviour) Not able to be changed or reformed
incorrigible hopeless incurable irredeemable hardened intractable inveterate confirmed irreformable unreformable addicted chronic deep-dyed diehard dyed-in-the-wool habitual hard-core impenitent irrecoverable irremediable irretrievable long-standing uncontrite unrecoverable unredeemable unreformed unrepentant abandoned bad beastly beyond hope beyond redemption impossible irreparable loser persistent recidivous unapologetic unashamed uncorrectable wicked compulsive irreversible obsessive established lost pathological complete shameless bred-in-the-bone irrevocable ingrained obsessional long-established committed thorough thoroughgoing past hope unshakeable unwavering deep-rooted obdurate seasoned cureless through and through beyond repair entrenched utter absolute hooked dedicated firm devoted loyal staunch faithful steadfast fixed irreclaimable unsalvageable remediless unchangeable remorseless ineradicable card-carrying gone unregenerate ill-fated unremorseful unrepenting deep-seated unabashed unblushing brazen regular out-and-out conscienceless uncontrollable set unswerving accustomed obstinate full-bore true blue unfaltering unalterable unrectifiable unfixable uncurable right-down arrant unrepairable unrestorable constant serious permanent grave congenital true fatal terminal final uncompromising helpless recurrent severe lasting mad keen beyond recovery die-hard keen as mustard well-established written off lost and gone beyond recall addictive reprobate dependent incessant frequent callous defiant relentless through-and-through driven infixed full-fledged instilled deep-down genuine irresistible nowhere to go out of time irremedial broken ruined destroyed irreplaceable gone forever hardhearted recidivistic deeply ingrained past mending impulsive by habit to the core out and out deadly unmitigable mortal without regret without remorse unreclaimable sad worsening prevalent recurring unsavable unregainable fallen besetting no-win up the creek beyond redress not contrite beyond cure wretched cursed gone for ever given up accursed doomed condemned afflicted vulnerable aimless excommunicated past praying for blighted alone rooted settled deep fruitless perennial lifelong intrenched devout resolute enduring ardent proved fervent earnest vehement immutable stalwart indelible unyielding wholehearted fiery torrid unshakable fanatical intransigent longtime supreme stubborn zealous inexorable past cure despaired of beyond remedy definite explicit staid inured habituated sicker past remedy bona fide hard-line all-consuming firmly established well established deep-set red-hot hard-shell irrepressible undying eternal dyed-in-the wool inbred abiding inborn tried continuing verified radical lingering tested long-lasting innate ceaseless ever-present continuous continual long-lived usual profound fundamental reliable extreme dependable built-in inherent irremovable secure inbuilt trustworthy sure demonstrated unabating honest persisting tried-and-true proven routine tenacious unmitigated deeply felt valid accepted basic protracted rigid steady trusty subconscious embedded fast good true-blue pious stanch upright down-the-line sustained dutiful honourable honorable allegiant sincere experienced unforgettable ineffaceable long-l inannihilable irradicable worn prolonged long-drawn-out obscene pornographic X-rated longstanding fortified determined unwaivering slow dragging implanted dug in set firm deep down remaining grounded irrational unreasonable indurated old sworn adamant radicated customary lodged in one's brain spun-out drawn-out haunting endemic based on illogical clinical intense constitutional recognized certified attested checked authentic heartfelt strong impassioned intrinsic unreasoning uncontrolled pathologic neurotic undoubted upheld supported verifiable demonstrable establishable orthodox avid fervid powerful abject acute passionate burning conclusive integral ingrain hardwired essential constitutive natural native indigenous immanent hereditary enthusiastic heightened exceptional consuming unfeigned keen extraordinary pure true-hearted recognised incorruptible patriotic truthful stirring inflamed warm rousing excessive great solid righteous right straight responsible just trustable moral virtuous ethical nice safe decent brassbound calculable supportive right-minded in the blood indwelling in-built no lie conscientious on the up and up worthy truehearted veridical undistorted liege estimable high-principled up front scrupulous creditable square all right behind one tried and true tried and tested in good faith

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Inclined to waste or squander money or resources
wasteful extravagant prodigal profligate spendthrift thriftless improvident lavish squandering uneconomical unthrifty careless excessive high-rolling imprudent needless reckless ruinous cavalier destructive dissipative immoderate incontinent inefficient liberal overdone overgenerous pound-foolish profuse squandered wanton wild supererogative supererogatory not needed irresponsible free-spending heedless thoughtless shiftless negligent inconsiderate shortsighted intemperate rash uneconomic short-sighted feckless myopic incautious throwaway impetuous hasty self-indulgent indulgent bad with money uncontrolled dissolute dissipated overextravagant frivolous gratuitous unreserved unrestrained fickle unfettered fitful outrageous fluctuating fanciful uncalled-for unthinking ill-considered injudicious ill-advised foolhardy foolish impulsive unconsidered indiscreet unwise unwary impolitic overhasty stupid irrational hotheaded misguided ill-judged precipitate mindless unguarded headlong madcap brash silly unintelligent senseless immature impractical inadvisable temerarious imperceptive witless slapdash short-term harum-scarum premature harebrained unsound devil-may-care naive hare-brained idiotic brainless inept imbecilic blind unsagacious astigmatic moronic bold inappropriate headstrong unimaginative adventurous venturous venturesome ill-conceived inane reactive inattentive unobservant precipitant neglectful jumping to conclusions illogical unreasonable unmindful unthought-out idiotical knee-jerk dim-witted near-sighted scatterbrained crackbrained nonsensical clueless lacking foresight daring indelicate graceless tactless undiplomatic damfool fiery frenzied audacious determined furious insuppressible passionate inadvertent blithe uncaring remiss unsafe sloppy forgetful asinine unheeding unwatchful careless of regardless childish hot-headed undesirable unfortunate playing with fire lamebrained nearsighted unreasoning unreasoned simpleminded meaningless pointless futile nonrational lamebrain fruitless birdbrained half-witted spur-of-the-moment not thought through ad hoc badly thought out misjudged short-range restricted limited wrong-headed risky insensitive unsympathetic offhand uncircumspect abstracted napping unreflective oblivious uncreative ill-thought-out unadventurous narrow-minded narrow small-minded absent-minded ignorant ridiculous fatuous absurd ludicrous laughable risible farcical preposterous dumb provincial insular parochial crazy obtuse daft derisive wacky dopey derisory comical doltish off-guard indifferent unalert uncautious wary unvigilant hurried pathetic cockamamy cockamamie lax sudden disregardful irreflective caught napping asleep at the wheel fast-and-loose sticking one's neck out not careful leading with one's chin any old way off guard asleep on the job foot-in-mouth pay no mind heedless of without regard regardless of taking no notice of paying no heed to disregardful of unconscious of inattentive to neglectful of blind to deaf to not paying attention oblivious to unheeding of giddy tearaway featherbrained flighty fast and loose asleep at the switch out to lunch feather-brained unadvisable inexpedient leaving self wide open off the deep end

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Worn out
superannuated dilapidated unusable worn used up worn out broken-down ramshackle rickety crumbling battered shabby decayed antiquated beat-up rumpty run down falling apart weather-beaten decrepit falling to pieces on its last legs worse for wear damaged wrecked tattered tatty knocked around deteriorated ruined decaying tumbledown creaky derelict rundown creaking worn-out deteriorating in ruins in disrepair used tacky quavering seedy shaking effete fragile bedraggled tumble-down crippled threadbare anile unsound flimsy tired haggard insubstantial gone to rack and ruin in a state of disrepair ill-maintained run-down neglected scruffy ratty moth-eaten tatterdemalion old ragged mean timeworn mangy grungy dumpy sleazy miserable dog-eared scrubby frayed bombed-out dingy ruinous down-at-the-heels down-at-heel disintegrating raggedy faded shaky unkempt gone to seed shacky shoddy shambly uncared-for squalid poor tottering crummy well worn grotty the worse for wear unmaintained holey down at heel falling apart at the seams precarious in tatters rotten unsteady weak unsafe unstable wobbly insecure slummy frail untidy untended having seen better days sorry broken raggedy-ass warby worn to shreds in rags impaired rocky infirm beat up insalubrious collapsing patched wretched dangerous crumbly on your last legs rent torn depressed in holes pitiful desolate scuzzy slipshod in poor condition degenerated injured frowzy messy broken down destroyed down-at-the-heel unhealthy breaking up in bad condition badly maintained poorly maintained seen better days in a bad way jerry-built tottery hazardous perilous in ribbons wavering ancient rotting decomposing hackneyed withering unreliable time-worn grubby stale well-worn trite dirty outworn wonky lined teetery passé bad clapped out disfigured bare meager marred meagre overworked eroding abandoned dodgy ripped out of condition poverty-stricken scraggy overused frazzled shaggy in shreds used-up ragtag caving in falling in out at elbows all the worse for wear coming apart at the seams poorly made badly dressed badly worn full of holes beaten-up clapped-out treacherous dishevelled disheveled uncouth unkept sordid dowdy underprivileged deprived old-fashioned peaked shattered downgone contaminated infected septic unwholesome blighted defective split uncared dismal decrepit. in ruins subsiding moldering putrefying peeling unfit flabby busted dinged totaled wizened under par below par manky scungy slovenly in bad repair desultory unpressed unfinished crude contemptible shredded raunchy unimproved beat delicate mouldering droopy overgrown wilted sickly wilting drooping ailing sagging flagging falling down filthy condemned down at the heel worn-down wrung out pegged out loose coming undone not solid not safe not robust passe sere depleted etiolated shot imperfect feeble mediocre yucky skanky scabby rugged substandard ordinary tawdry base lousy paltry in poor shape debilitated out of shape uncared for beaten up middling low-grade menial second-rate two-bit sad fallen-in rinky-dink fallen in rank mucky indigent sick unpleasant impoverished sticky gunky gungy low-rent blasted munted rachitic unbalanced rattletrap geriatric dying declining torn to pieces unsecured hurt robbed plundered pillaged spoiled defaced botched spoilt mutilated uninhabited harried harmed waning degenerating unsubstantial banal failing perishing loosened slack slackened lax spindly relaxed shopworn cliche obligatory stock musty hackney hack cobwebby cliché-ridden stereotyped aged commonplace dated languishing forsaken weathered corroded oxidizing in decline rusting oxidising fluctuant defenseless vacillating endangered immature defenceless rootless hoary wrinkled clichéd disintegrated breaking crumbled on the decline corny unoriginal on the way out wearing away breaking down on the rocks at risk out of date old hat disreputable cure pot

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Small and weak
puny little diminutive undersized feeble frail pint-sized small stunted weak dwarfish pygmy slight underfed weakly fun size sickly underdeveloped tiny undernourished bantam delicate dinky fine fragile half-pint Lilliputian pint-size pocket pocket-size pocket-sized shrimpy smallish subnormal toylike undersize undeveloped weedy inferior infirm meagre meager minor niggling nothing peanut peewee picayune runt scrawny shrimp small-fry two-bit unconsequential unsound unsubstantial wee worthless zero zilch small time miniature petite mini minute midget teeny minuscule teensy-weensy microscopic teeny-weeny infinitesimal itsy-bitsy bitty teensy dwarf bitsy weeny itty-bitty minuscular minikin pee-wee microscopical atomic microminiature weensy insignificant yea big negligible toy trifling minimum short elfin little bitty baby compact runty little-bitty fun-size nanoscopic titchy vest-pocket small-boned pintsize dainty pintsized tiddly skinny thin slender small-scale stubby light twiggy reedy runtish imperceptible miniaturized micro homuncular slightly built scrubby knee-high to a grasshopper eensy miniaturised slim eensy-weensy bite-sized squat teeny weeny very small spindly pygmyish sprightly atrophied underweight portable tincy teentsy lanky measly low dwarfed microbic handy abridged potted sawn-off reduced molecular bijou concise condensed piddling piffling ickle trim neat cute dear adorable capsule minim exiguous lightweight pygmaean invisible lilliputian button lesser secondary bush-league adorbs minor-league small-time natty meek lank mere a slip of a … knee high to a grasshopper itsy bitsy incy wincy tincy wincy teensy weensy spare insufficient inconsiderable attenuate sparse skimpy inappreciable limited gracile cramped stick skeleton broomstick scant second rate snub embryonic truncated babyish young immature infant fleeting junior hasty shriveled brief wizened shrivelled size-zero short-lived lightly-built not large not big hardly any not heavy nano bitesize flyspeck scaled-down knee-high nickel-and-dime not worth bothering about bite-size marginal faint minimal remote nominal outside unlikely vague improbable distant off dubious doubtful poor paltry modest stocky far-fetched scanty insubstantial squatty mite narrow invisible to the naked eye flimsy poky implausible nanosized unimportant model very little teenty bonsai indiscernible unnoticeable smaller extremely small barely perceptible granular submicroscopic fragmentary runted scrub shot undergrown dumpy fubsy youthful munchkin efficient shallow yea high small fry low-lying not long low-slung boxy with no room to swing a cat not tall sawed-off economic of space knee high to a gnat close to the ground far faraway outlying scarce isolated wispy dicey iffy absurd rare inconceivable fractional questionable diminished subtle gentle

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Arousing pity, especially through vulnerability or sadness
pathetic heartbreaking moving pitiable touching affecting piteous pitiful distressing miserable poignant sad plaintive poor wretched harrowing disquieting disturbing doleful heart-rending stirring tragic upsetting agonising agonizing forlorn heartrending melting mortifying rueful sorry tender woeful distressful gut-wrenching mournful to be pitied commiserable meagre meager petty puny dismal saddening sorrowful melancholy tearful cheerless lamentable abject depressing dreary unhappy drear comfortless tear-jerking gloomy grievous disconsolate joyless dolorous desolate afflicted distressed teary deplorable morose glum melancholic bleak unfortunate sombre woebegone dejected somber grim depressed despondent depressive dire painful worthless lugubrious lonesome lonely dark solemn funereal emotional crestfallen sullen blue cold anguished elegiacal low elegiac cast down drab disheartening spiritless impressive dispiriting gray godforsaken morbid base mourning heartbroken oppressive dingy dejecting black chill murky tenebrific sepulchral grey darkening plutonian tenebrous saturnine impactful bitter paltry mean suffering uncomfortable compassionate dreich sunless cloudy grieving down-and-out helpless traumatic Cimmerian in the dumps regrettable unlucky calamitous broken-hearted hopeless heartsick dull dispirited hapless lachrymose drearisome uninviting austere unwelcoming dour dim bare inhospitable stark bland powerless clinical emotive draggy mopey impersonal vile scurvy heart-warming wintery institutional wintry jarring downcast feeble arousing shabby commiserative lame defenseless down downhearted beggarly dreadful wistful disastrous grief-stricken inconsolable despairing catastrophic agonized ruined regretful excruciating sentimental saddened brokenhearted dolesome nostalgic disappointing shocking terrible heavyhearted droopy hangdog heartsore derisible plangent ruthful weeping appalling agonised mirthless defenceless lamenting crushing unpleasant forsaken vexatious low-spirited long-faced destitute down in the mouth out of sorts down in the dumps ill-fated ill-starred merciful beseeching supplicating imploring entreating heartsickening lousy inadequate despicable contemptible insignificant cheap powerful warming uplifting telling soul-stirring evocative intense discouraging demoralising demoralizing difficult affective haunting heartwarming disgraceful small stunning mind-blowing sympathetic responsive impotent weak troublesome emotionally moving tragical agitating expressive perturbing passionate weepy discomposing funeral aching deploring bewailing bemoaning wailing awful fatal deadly ruinous lost heavy-hearted forceless toothless prostrate arousing affect cruel tortured racked horrific horrifying pensive heart-wrenching frightful grousing cranky crabby grumpy bellyaching beefing cantankerous forgotten abandoned homeless cataclysmic bad friendless uncared-for bereft galling devastating horrendous gruesome oppressed destroyed dragging cynical fruitless solitary pessimistic alone adverse lethal mortal fed up blubbering blubbery tear-filled bawling sobbing watery sniveling wet moist whimpering snivelling vulnerable weighed down fateful deathly destructive down and out unpowerful luckless in tears cursed doomed jinxed desperate broken unprosperous stricken snakebitten unsuccessful pained shattered troubled awkward snakebit burdened out of luck ill-omened in a bad way hard luck sad sack star-crossed sorrowing devastated choked gutted bummed hurting downtrodden sour cut up in the pits chap-fallen discouraged disheartened upset disappointed in low spirits in pain crushed moody demoralized dragged bummed out demoralised chapfallen distraught in the doldrums brassed off tormented cheesed off defeatist sick as a parrot shot down in despair bleeding all torn up anxious angst-ridden dismayed ripped dolent cast-down heavy weary in a blue funk as sick as a parrot singing the blues grieved wounded unconsolable bereaved traumatized resigned daunted crummy sick at heart traumatised heavy with grief downbeat troubling sunk sunk in gloom torn up taken down shamefaced defeated agitated abashed overwhelmed perturbed harrowed sheepish suicidal shaken bothered overcome discombobulated harassed concerned wrecked spooked bugged shook dysphoric uptight mopish broody sapped overcome with sorrow down-in-the-mouth bummed-out jumpy antsy unglued Eeyorish strung out shook up subdued enervated crabbed flat surly sulky adust negative racked with suffering racked with pain in a stew in a tizzy down-hearted long-suffering on a downer in sorrow in mourning low-down let down full of sorrow ugly in the toilet low in spirits feel-bad very sad prostrated sorry for oneself heart-sick lovesick prostrate with grief undermined mortified remorseful cringing browbeaten guilty cowed unable to be comforted unable to be consoled dolorific afflictive dirgeful detrimental pining unsatisfied torn-up discontent misfortunate guilty-looking furtive beside oneself with grief worried distracted humourless humorless in distress cataclysmal harmful untoward direful apathetic brooding listless ashamed intimidated embarrassed sneaking afflicting fraught griefstricken damp lowered bowed bearish disillusioned taken aback deflated threnodic dirge-like aggrieved jittery shaky miffed unpropitious off sluggish emo cowering humiliated conscience-stricken depressant in anguish bowed down moping churlish unmitigable without energy atrabilious clouded dampened drooping dashed sagging frantic ill-humoured huffy sorry for yourself peeved exercised wired let-down not happy hurt ill-humored have the blahs in a funk vexed unnerved discomposed disconcerted ruffled disquieted with a long face ticked off teed off browned off peed off up the wall bundle of nerves basket case distrait hyper fidgety feeling down full of gloom blue funk looking as if one had lost a pound and found a penny no-win strabilious up the creek without hope at the end of one's tether at one's wits' end irked discountenanced flustered aflutter plagued haunted can't win not a prayer in the soup persecuted at end of one's rope at the end of your tether grave serious tristful worrying dangerous weighty severe earnest forbidding sobering sedate urgent strenuous sober unamusing acute critical far-reaching