jobless Definition

  • 1unemployed; without a paid job
  • 2not providing work or employment opportunities

Using jobless: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "jobless" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    After being laid off, he was jobless for six months.

  • Example

    The pandemic has left many people jobless.

  • Example

    The company's closure left the town jobless.

  • Example

    The government is trying to reduce the number of jobless citizens.

jobless Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for jobless

Antonyms for jobless


Summary: jobless in Brief

'Jobless' [ˈdʒɒbləs] means being without a paid job or unemployed. It can also refer to a situation where there are no employment opportunities available. Examples include 'After being laid off, he was jobless for six months.' and 'The pandemic has left many people jobless.' Synonyms include 'unemployed' and 'workless.'

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