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worth

1. having a value of
2. value, price
3. the amount or quantity of something of a specified value
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I had seen Scotty weep about his own worthlessness and the sad case of his Edinburgh mother who was a lady.
It is quite edifying to hear women speculate upon the worthlessness and the duration of beauty.
So strangely compounded is the feeling of self-love, that the young soldier, while he knew the utter worthlessness of the suffrages of his savage umpires, forgot the sudden motives of the contest in a wish to excel.
The worship of greatness in the nineteenth century seems to me to explain the worthlessness of that generation.
Then, last of all, that pale clear-cut face, that sweet clear voice, with its high thrilling talk of the deathlessness of glory, of the worthlessness of life, of the pain of ignoble joys, and of the joy which lies in all pains which lead to a noble end.
I had taken the exact measure of the fellow's utter worthlessness long before.
He said that we should be glad to have strong men with us, else would we perish of our own worthlessness and the Meat-Eaters.
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.
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.