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Ἓν οἶδα, ὅτι οὐδὲν οἶδα –> I know only one thing, that I know nothing | all I know is that I know nothing.
Diogenes Laertius, Lives of the Philosophers, Book 2 sec. 32.

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adj.

P. and V. ἄχρηστος, ἄχρειος, ἀνόνητος, ἀνωφελής, ἀσύμφορος, ἀνήνυτος (Dem. 209), P. ἀλυσιτελής, V. ἀνωφέλητος (also Xen.).

Fruitless: P. ἄπρακτος, ἄκαρπος, V. ἀκάρπωτος.

Vain: P. and V. κενός, μάταιος.