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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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Evidence that a debtor is experiencing financial difficulties will not by itself support an argument for worthlessness.
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.
Insomnia was found to be an immediate suicide risk, whereas appetite loss or feelings of worthlessness were not.
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.
Major depression lasting two or more weeks, characterized by symptoms such as feelings of sadness, nervousness, worthlessness, irritability, or emptiness, changes in appetite or sleep behavior, trouble concentrating, suicidal thoughts, loss of interest in activities, and fatigue.
The key elements in distinguishing between depression and dementia in that type of patient include the presence of true suicidality or feelings of worthlessness and guilt.
They feel split by two extreme, uncomfortable, opposite, and maybe even neurotic emotions: pride and worthlessness.
my wife's efficiency, laments her own worthlessness,
The screening uses a six-step scale to test cancer patient's mental condition by asking questions about worthlessness, guilt and suicidal thoughts.