ADJ as n
The 'marvellous' group
These adjectives indicate that someone or something is judged to be good or bad in a particular role.
acceptable adequate attractive effective helpful inadequate ineffective invaluable irrelevant meaningless misleading obsolete popular satisfactory suitable unchallenged unsuitable useful useless valid valuable viable welcome worthless
His advice is to concentrate on making science in Britain attractive as a career for young people.
We left for New York feeling sad and inadequate as parents.
The death penalty has proven worthless as a solution to the problem of violent crime.