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Worthless

Describing anything with no substantial value. For example, a stock certificate in a company that has gone bankrupt is almost always worthless.
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If an insurance company complies with the IDD, LB&I examiners should not challenge an insurance company's partial worthlessness deduction for eligible debt.
Even though real estate and partnership interests are capital assets, abandonment or worthlessness entitles you to an ordinary loss deduction, unless the loss is deemed to result from a sale or exchange of the asset.
One cannot possibly imagine the abyss of loneliness those women mentioned are plunged into, the feeling of worthlessness, of having years or decades of one's lifetime wiped away, stolen.
Nearly every woman I met, at workshops or meetings, or even in private, has her own tale of violence to tell--spousal abuse or parental abuse, neglect, emotional violence, feelings of worthlessness and uselessness, and disrespect.
A feeling of worthlessness and the regular feeling that you "don't mind if a bus hits me tomorrow" make depression more likely.
They feel split by two extreme, uncomfortable, opposite, and maybe even neurotic emotions: pride and worthlessness.
my wife's efficiency, laments her own worthlessness,
Symptoms of depression include general emotional dejection, loss of interest in usual activities, insomnia, fatigue, feelings of worthlessness, and suicidal ideation.
Feelings of helplessness, worthlessness, hopelessness
This resulted in blurry bouts with depression, alcoholism and a deep sense of worthlessness.
While a taxpayer need not be an "incorrigible optimist" with respect to the value of a debt, he or she may not substantiate the worthlessness of a debt with his or her pessimism.