pointless

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adjective point·less \ˈpȯint-ləs\

Definition of pointless

  1. 1 :  devoid of meaning :  senseless <a pointless remark>

  2. 2 :  devoid of effectiveness :  flat <pointless attempts to be funny>

pointlessly

adverb

pointlessness

noun

Examples of pointless in a sentence

  1. It would be pointless for us to continue the investigation.

  2. <a pointless remark that left everyone scratching their heads in confusion>

1582

First Known Use of pointless

1582


POINTLESS Defined for English Language Learners

pointless

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adjective point·less \ˈpȯint-ləs\

Definition of pointless for English Language Learners

  • : having no meaning, purpose, or effect


POINTLESS Defined for Kids

pointless

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adjective point·less \ˈpȯint-ləs\

Definition of pointless for Students

  1. :  having no meaning or purpose <a pointless story> <pointless attempts>



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