meaningless

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adjective mean·ing·less \ˈmē-niŋ-ləs\

Definition of meaningless

  1. 1 :  having no meaning; especially :  lacking any significance

  2. 2 :  having no assigned function in a language system

meaninglessly

adverb

meaninglessness

noun

Examples of meaningless in a sentence

  1. He felt that his work was meaningless.

  2. The movie was filled with meaningless violence.

1796

First Known Use of meaningless

1796


MEANINGLESS Defined for English Language Learners

meaningless

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adjective mean·ing·less \ˈmē-niŋ-ləs\

Definition of meaningless for English Language Learners

  • : having no meaning

  • : having no real importance or value


MEANINGLESS Defined for Kids

meaningless

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adjective mean·ing·less \ˈmē-niŋ-ləs\

Definition of meaningless for Students

  1. :  having no meaning or importance



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