Examples of meaningless in a Sentence
He felt that his work was meaningless.
The movie was filled with meaningless violence.
Recent Examples of meaningless from the Web
The game is meaningless for the Texans, who enter the game with a 4-10 record, but the Steelers are still fighting for home-field advantage in the playoffs.
Any and all scoreboard watching is meaningless without victories over the Jets and, eventually, the Oakland Raiders.
Kushner characterized the encounter as brief, meaningless.
If Brett Brown is this Pop disciple, is there any way Gregg Popovich would have played Embiid in that situation for 49 minutes in a game that ultimately was meaningless.
So, for the most part, what these kids say on Twitter is meaningless.
Life and death are inseparable, and when the former lacks meaning, the latter becomes equally meaningless.
Literature reflects, yes, returning the world to us, but also imbues our lives with its peculiar colors, and makes meaning of what would otherwise be meaningless.
Revenge will be in the air at The Rock for the home team after Dolphins got embarrassed in 20-6 Week 3 loss up there – shut out but for a meaningless last-second score.
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First Known Use of meaningless
Synonymsempty, inane, pointless, senseless
Related Wordsfrivolous, inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, little, minor, negligible, slight, trifling, trivial, unimportant; absurd, asinine, balmy, brainless, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dotty, empty-headed, fatuous, foolish, half-witted, harebrained, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, mindless, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, silly, simpleminded, stupid, tomfool, unintelligent, unwise, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zany; irrational, unreasonable; aimless, haphazard, purposeless
Near Antonymseloquent, expressive, pregnant, revealing, suggestive, telling; logical, rational, reasonable, valid; consequential, eventful, important, key, major, momentous, substantial, weighty
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