Worthless vs Trinkety - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between worthless and trinkety

is that worthless is not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential while trinkety is (informal) resembling or characteristic of a trinket; gaudy and worthless.

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

    trinkety

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (informal) Resembling or characteristic of a trinket; gaudy and worthless.
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