Thesaurus

pointless

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of pointless

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About pointless

Time Traveler for pointless

Time Traveler

The first known use of pointless was in 1582

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near pointless

pointing (up)

pointless

pointlessly

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Pointless.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pointless. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on pointless

Nglish: Translation of pointless for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of pointless for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!