purposeless

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adjective pur·pose·less \-ləs\

Definition of purposeless

  1. :  having no purpose :  aimless, meaningless

purposelessly

adverb

purposelessness

noun

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First Known Use of purposeless

circa 1552


PURPOSELESS Defined for English Language Learners

purposeless

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Definition of purposeless for English Language Learners

  • : having or seeming to have no purpose or reason


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