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
It’s been called meaningless, flawed, obsolete and misleading.
Consent and rejection are meaningless without a shared vocabulary.
In a meaningless game between two non-contenders, Matthew Boyd was on the verge of making history.
Was this a meaningless quirk unrelated to Spieth’s victory?
James Hamblin: Define happiness. Dan Buettner: Right away there’s a problem because, academically speaking, happiness is a meaningless term.
The long Kareem Hunt run at the end basically was meaningless — except to him.
Davies was the only starter to take all of his turns, until he was skipped on the final, meaningless day.
Ada County District Judge Steven Hippler described the murder of Russell as senseless, meaningless, foolish and childish, sentencing both of the men to life in prison.
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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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