worthlessness


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worthlessness

[wurth′ləsnəs]
a component of low self-esteem, characterized by feelings of uselessness and inability to contribute meaningfully to the well-being of others or to one's environment.
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Thus, a positive adjustment will occur to the extent the company's tax deductions for partial worthlessness for years prior to the adjustment year are less than its SSAP 43R credit-related impairment charge-offs, and a negative adjustment will occur to the extent the tax deductions were greater than the book charge-offs.
In that ease, to claim a current loss deduction, you must establish the abandonment or worthlessness of your partnership interest.
Raw pride can't handle defeat and runs away from it; raw worthlessness implodes.
There was no relationship between the termination and the worthlessness of the loans.
Persons with MDD usually experience feelings of despair, hopelessness, worthlessness, difficulty thinking or concentrating, and sometimes thoughts of committing suicide.
Our lack of patience and speed to stigmatise such people can merely add to their feelings of worthlessness.
Therefore, these students may have low self-esteem and feelings of worthlessness (Arman, 2000; Bosworth & Burke, 1994; Fields, 2004; Kinney, 2003).
Anyone who has spent time with chronically ill people knows how easily they can slip into feelings of worthlessness or despair - feelings that, with support, can be triumphantly overcome.
Categorizing depression into anaclitic depression, which comes from feelings of loneliness, and introjective depression, from feelings of failure and worthlessness, Experienced Of Depression goes on to explore a widening range of assessment and treatment tools and methods to help those in greatest need.
Continued use may result in the inability to perform the job at all and intensified feelings of worthlessness and apathy, causing officers to become more and more depressed and confused.
Tales of trials and tragedies, of times of near hopelessness, feelings of worthlessness but eventual triumph through their faith knowing God puts value into their lives.