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Unhelpful   Listen
adjective
Unhelpful  adj.  See helpful.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Unhelpful" Quotes from Famous Books



... raging fever and with a wandering mind, cursing Neal and repeating long, inaccurate lists of figures. He was manifestly a case for a doctor, and in the morning we got one in. He was a young man from Montpelier, just beginning to practise, and very mysterious and technical and modern and unhelpful. He spoke of cold and exposure, and la grippe and pneumonia. He gave many explicit and difficult directions.... I perceived it devolved upon me to organise nursing and a sick-room. I installed a religieuse in the second ...
— Tono Bungay • H. G. Wells

... or subtract from it one single brick of proof or disproof, theorem or theory. As yet the one contemporary book which has ever been supposed to throw any direct or indirect light on the mystic matter remains as inaccessible and unhelpful to students as though it had never been published fifteen years earlier than the date of their publication and four years before the book in which Meres notices the circulation of Shakespeare's "sugared sonnets among his private ...
— A Study of Shakespeare • Algernon Charles Swinburne



Words linked to "Unhelpful" :   unhelpfulness, uncooperative, unaccommodating, helpful



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