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
The numerical value of pointless in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of pointless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
We always listen to constructive criticism of the authorities' action or lack of action at any level and this dialogue is always useful and simply necessary, but it would be pointless to have debates with those who take orders from an outsider, in the interest of ... another country.
By interpreting freedom as the propagation and immediate gratification of needs, people distort their own nature, for they engender in themselves a multitude of pointless and foolish desires, habits, and incongruous stratagems. Their lives are motivated only by mutual envy, sensuality, and ostentation.
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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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