worthless etymology

English word worthless comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) weorþ

Detailed word origin of worthless

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
weorþ Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Honour, dignity. Worth, price, value Honoured, esteemed. Worth, deserving.
weorþlēas Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
wurthles Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
worthless English (eng) Not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential.

Words with the same origin as worthless

Descendants of weorþ
word worship worshipped worth worthwhile worthy