Definitions for pointlessˈpɔɪnt lɪs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pointless
not having a point especially a sharp point
"my pencils are all pointless"
otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wasted(adj)
serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
"otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"
Having no point or sharp tip; terminating squarely or in a rounded end.
Having no prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.
Having no purpose; purposeless; unable to effect an aim.
Since the decision has already been made, further discussion seems pointless.
a pointless topology
Origin: point + -less
having no point; blunt; wanting keenness; obtuse; as, a pointless sword; a pointless remark
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Working all day chasing a salary high enough to cover the rent seemed pointless.
Some governments may now choose to not make these reports public, which makes it a bit pointless.
Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
She's now a widow, this is really pointless. It had nothing to do with them. They did nothing wrong. It wasn't about them. It was pure and random hatred.
This government wades into a costly, fratricidal war in Ukraine and into pointless confrontation with the West. We all feel the effects of this insane policy.
Translations for pointless
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- بدون جدوىArabic
- stumpf, sinnlos, zwecklos, unnütz, witzlosGerman
- chato, irrelevante, inútil, vano, romo, fútil, innecesarioSpanish
- tylsä, turhaFinnish
- vain, obtus, inutileFrench
- maumau, moumou, mūhore, makihoiMāori
- bez sensu, bezsensownyPolish
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