Worthless vs Inefficient - What's the difference?

worthless | inefficient |


As adjectives the difference between worthless and inefficient

is that worthless is not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential while inefficient is inefficient.

worthless

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential.
  • Lies are as important as truth, for without lies, the truth is worthless .
    The committee's decision is worthless and not going to be acted upon.
    Don't be a worthless slouch! Go get yourself a job.

    Derived terms

    * worthlessly * worthlessness

    Synonyms

    * useless * miserable * valueless

    Antonyms

    * worthful * worthy * useful * precious * valuable

    inefficient

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not efficient; not producing the effect intended or desired; inefficacious; as, inefficient means or measures.
  • Celery is an inefficient food.
  • Incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; habitually slack or remiss; effecting little or nothing; as, inefficient workers; an inefficient administrator.
  • Jessica was terribly inefficient at cleaning, so her brother usually had to clean the whole room.

    Antonyms

    * efficient