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meaningless (adj.)

"destitute of sense or significance," 1730, from meaning + -less. Related: Meaninglessly; meaninglessness.

updated on December 11, 2018

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Definitions of meaningless from WordNet

meaningless (adj.)
having no meaning or direction or purpose;
a meaningless endeavor
a verbose but meaningless explanation
a meaningless life
Synonyms: nonmeaningful
meaningless (adj.)
producing no result or effect;
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