Dictionary

meaningless

adjective mean·ing·less \ˈmē-niŋ-ləs\

: having no meaning

: having no real importance or value

Full Definition of MEANINGLESS

1
:  having no meaning; especially :  lacking any significance
2
:  having no assigned function in a language system
mean·ing·less·ly adverb
mean·ing·less·ness noun

Examples of MEANINGLESS

  1. He felt that his work was meaningless.
  2. The movie was filled with meaningless violence.

First Known Use of MEANINGLESS

1797

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: meanly (adverb)Previous Word in the Dictionary: meaningfulAll Words Near: meaningless
May 05, 2015
epigram Hear it
a short and clever poem or saying
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears