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Meaning of POINTLESS

Pronunciation:  'poyntles

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking import; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"
  2. [adj]  not having a point especially a sharp point; "my pencils are all pointless"
  3. [adj]  serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being; "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"
 

POINTLESS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: blunt, meaningless, otiose, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, unpointed, wasted, worthless
 
 Antonyms: pointed
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Point"less\, a.
Having no point; blunt; wanting keenness; obtuse; as, a
pointless sword; a pointless remark.

Syn: Blunt; obtuse, dull; stupid.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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