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pointless

adjective point·less \ˈpint-ləs\

: having no meaning, purpose, or effect

Full Definition of POINTLESS

1
:  devoid of meaning :  senseless <a pointless remark>
2
:  devoid of effectiveness :  flat <pointless attempts to be funny>
point·less·ly adverb
point·less·ness noun

Examples of POINTLESS

  1. It would be pointless for us to continue the investigation.
  2. <a pointless remark that left everyone scratching their heads in confusion>

First Known Use of POINTLESS

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