Usefully to Utilitarianism

(Use"ful*ly), adv. In a useful manner.

(Use"ful*ness), n. The quality or state of being useful; utility; serviceableness; advantage. Addison.

Syn. — Utility; value; profit. See Utility.

(Use"less), a. Having, or being of, no use; unserviceable; producing no good end; answering no valuable purpose; not advancing the end proposed; unprofitable; ineffectual; as, a useless garment; useless pity.

Not to sit idle with so great a gift
Useless, and thence ridiculous.

Syn. — Fruitless; ineffectual. — Useless, Fruitless, Ineffectual. We speak of an attempt, effort, etc., as being useless when there are in it inherent difficulties which forbid the hope of success, as fruitless when it fails, not from any such difficulties, but from some unexpected hindrance arising to frustrate it; as, the design was rendered fruitless by the death of its projector. Ineffectual nearly resembles fruitless, but implies a failure of a less hopeless character; as, after several ineffectual efforts, I at last succeeded.

Useless are all words
Till you have writ "performance" with your swords.
The other is for waiving.
Beau. & Fl.

Waiving all searches into antiquity, in relation to this controversy, as being either needless or fruitless.

Even our blessed Savior's preaching, who spake as never man spake, was ineffectual to many.
Bp. Stillingfleet.

Use"less*ly, adv.Use"less*ness, n.

(Us"er) n.

1. One who uses. Shak.

2. (Law) Enjoyment of property; use. Mozley & W.

(Ush"er) n. [OE. ussher, uschere, OF. ussier, uisser, oissier, hussier, huissier, fr. L. ostiarius a doorkeeper, fr. ostium a door, entrance, fr. os mouth. See Oral, and cf. Ostiary.]

1. An officer or servant who has the care of the door of a court, hall, chamber, or the like; hence, an officer whose business it is to introduce strangers, or to walk before a person of rank. Also, one who escorts persons to seats in a church, theater, etc. "The ushers and the squires." Chaucer.

These are the ushers of Marcius.

There are various officers of this kind attached to the royal household in England, including the gentleman usher of the black rod, who attends in the House of Peers during the sessions of Parliament, and twelve or more gentlemen ushers. See Black rod.

2. An under teacher, or assistant master, in a school.

(Ush"er), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ushered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ushering.] To introduce or escort, as an usher, forerunner, or harbinger; to forerun; — sometimes followed by in or forth; as, to usher in a

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