What is the noun for worthlessness?

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  1. (uncountable) The state or quality of having value or merit.
  2. (countable) The result or product of having value or merit.
  3. (uncountable) The state or quality of being qualified or eligible.
  4. (countable) The result or product of being qualified or eligible.
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  6. Examples:
    1. “A couple of statements are made to convince the audience of his worthiness of the medals collected.”
      “Painting, for me, had become the way to demonstrate my worthiness, lovableness, specialness.”
      “The fight with Goliath is the culminating stage in this paideia, where David proves his worthiness to be king through his personal heroism.”
  1. (countable) Value.
  2. (uncountable) Merit, excellence.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “We purchased equipment and appliances with a worth of tens of thousands of dollars for our new kitchen.”
      “The famous musician's worth is well over several million dollars.”
      “You just don't know the worth of what you have until it's gone.”
  1. The state or condition of being worthly; valuableness; importance; stateliness; dignity; worthiness; excellence.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Some undergraduates will advance while some graduates will retreat, so that in the end their worthliness may be cancelled in parallel lines.”
  1. The quality of lacking worth, of being valueless, useless or devoid of benefit.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The term infrahuman has been advanced in a way, to describe those bodies marked by race, whose alterity condemns them to worthlessness.”
      “Stigmatizing labels induce feelings of guilt, worthlessness and negative self-identity conducing to despair.”
      “When the person in a relationship is devaluated, then the sense of self is also of low esteem and worthlessness.”
  1. The condition of being worthwhile.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “A man's concern, even his despair, over the worthwhileness of life is an existential distress but by no means a mental disease.”
      “Their artistry was high, but he denied the worthwhileness of artistry when divorced from humanness.”
  1. Quality of being worthful.
  1. plural of worthy
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Gary's soon rubbing shoulders with other local worthies, games sponsors, competitors and visitors.”
      “Indeed, Scott was among a number of literary worthies who celebrated the area in song and praised it in pen.”
      “Yet somehow the worthies who distribute our lottery money could not see that.”
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