Meaning of unhelpfulness in English:

unhelpfulness

noun

See unhelpful

‘We've all faced it: red tape, small print, bureaucratic bungling or sheer unhelpfulness that can make doing even the simplest task a nightmare.’
  • ‘So I shall set out on another long drive today, and while I drive I shall ponder the general unhelpfulness of inanimate things.’
  • ‘It is a mindset which appears to delight in unhelpfulness.’
  • ‘Instead of helping me, he became offended and childish in his unhelpfulness.’
  • ‘But the present analysis of lawsuits and prosecutions involving illegitimacy suggests both the considerable resilience of popular culture and the unhelpfulness of simple dichotomies between popular and elite culture.’

Pronunciation

unhelpfulness

/ʌnˈhɛlpfʊlnəs/ /ʌnˈhɛlpf(ə)lnəs/