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otiose

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producing no results
  • Since you haven't read the book, I suppose that it would be otiose to inquire what you thought of it.
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Phrases Synonymous with otiose

in vain, no dice, not worth the candle, of no avail

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Synonym Discussion of otiose

vain, nugatory, otiose, idle, empty, hollow mean being without worth or significance. vain implies either absolute or relative absence of value.
    • vain promises
nugatory suggests triviality or insignificance.
    • a monarch with nugatory powers
otiose suggests that something serves no purpose and is either an encumbrance or a superfluity.
    • a film without a single otiose scene
idle suggests being incapable of worthwhile use or effect.
    • idle speculations
empty and hollow suggest a deceiving lack of real substance or soundness or genuineness.
    • an empty attempt at reconciliation
    • a hollow victory

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