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ChineseEdit

not have benefit; increase
trad. (無益)
simp. (无益)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

無益

  1. to be in vain; to have no benefit; to not be helpful

AntonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
えき
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

無益 (-na inflection, hiragana むえき, rōmaji mueki)

  1. useless, futile, pointless
    • 1941, 太宰治, 新ハムレット:
       (ひと)無益 (むえき) (きず)つけるだけの (こと)です。
      Hito o mueki ni kizu tsukeru dake no koto desu.
      It only hurts people pointlessly.

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

無益 (hiragana むえき, rōmaji mueki)

  1. futility

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

無益

  1. Hán tự form of vô ích (useless; futile).