'Worthless Little Minnow'
So on Popper's account a falsehood is never more worthwhile than a worthless logical truth.
The people of Congo (fomerly Zaire) demonstrated a ghoulish wit when picking a nickname for their worthless currency.
Between the WeWork debacle and the coronavirus, the markets have deemed his $100 billion Vision Fund largely worthless.
They shared feelings of social exclusion and a lack of a life purpose, making them feel that their lives are worthless.
• A reminder: Hertz warned prospective buyers that bankruptcy restructuring was likely to make its common stock worthless.
"Today, I believe that the brand value is worthless as anything that bears the Trump moniker is toxic to more than half the country."
Documents claiming a worthless securities loss or bad debt deduction should also be saved for seven years after you file your tax return.
Despite the backlash Abbott received from his constituents, notable progressives made sweeping generalizations that left us feeling worthless.
Bitcoin's volatility is well-publicized and has led many investors, including Warren Buffet, to criticize it and other cryptocurrencies as "risky" and "worthless."
Some may already have been abused as children, making them susceptible to trauma-bonding - a process in which victims are alternately praised and made to feel worthless.
Should the contract expire worthless, the premium would represent a 4.42% return on the cash commitment, or 30.44% annualized — at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost.
Worthless, so it seemed to him, worthless and pointless was the way he had been going through life; nothing which was alive, nothing which was in some way delicious or worth keeping he had left in his hands.
However, Caio Koch-Weser, a former vice-chairman of Deutsche Bank and a member of the commission, said private investors could become an increasing factor – because those putting money into fossil fuels might one day find their investment is worthless.
The change is likely to cause ripples among Palantir's ranks of employees, since it means their bonuses will effectively be worthless until the privately held company, last valued at $20 billion in 2015, lists its shares on the stock market or is acquired.
Major fossil fuel companies face the risk that significant parts of their reserves will become worthless, with Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Exxaro owning huge coal reserves and Lukoil, Exxon Mobil, BP, Gazprom and Chevron owning massive oil and gas reserves.
Contrary to common fears that robots will render human employment worthless, the expansion of new technology will provide countless more as yet unheard of career paths, experts believe, using virtual reality environments and better connected remote office environments.
The government regulator alleges that Mr McAfee made over $23m (£17.7m) by "leveraging his fame" and recommending seven cryptocurrency offerings between 2017 and 2018, which allegedly turned out to be "essentially worthless", without disclosing that he was paid to do so.
Moments of epistemic pessimism: When no longer directly attending – no longer perceiving the proposition clearly and distinctly – I can entertain the sceptical hypothesis that such feelings of cognitive luminance are epistemically worthless, indeed arising from a defective cognitive nature.
To attempt to improve the humour of “Don Quixote” by an infusion of cockney flippancy and facetiousness, as Motteux’s operators did, is not merely an impertinence like larding a sirloin of prize beef, but an absolute falsification of the spirit of the book, and it is a proof of the uncritical way in which “Don Quixote” is generally read that this worse than worthless translation—worthless as failing to represent, worse than worthless as misrepresenting—should have been favoured as it has been.
- lacking in usefulness or value
Example: a worthless idler
- morally reprehensible
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To attempt to improve the humour of Don Quixote by an infusion of cockney flippancy and facetiousness as Motteuxs operators did is not merely an impertinence like larding a sirloin of prize beef but an absolute falsification of the spirit of the book and it is a proof of the uncritical way in which Don Quixote is generally read that this worse than worthless translation—worthless as failing to represent worse than worthless as misrepresenting—should have been favoured as it has been