: having no meaning; especially : lacking any significance
: having no assigned function in a language system
— mean·ing·less·ly adverb
— mean·ing·less·ness noun
Examples of MEANINGLESS
- He felt that his work was meaningless.
- The movie was filled with meaningless violence.
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