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idle words

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wind, malarkey, malarky, idle words, jazz, nothingnessnoun

    empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

    "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

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  1. idle words

    Idle words generally refer to words that are spoken without any substantial purpose, meaningful content or impact. These could be trivial, irrelevant, frivolous, or insensitive remarks, gossip, small talk, or any communication that lacks depth or sincerity. They may also refer to careless or thoughtless words. The connotation could be negative if such words are considered wasteful or unconstructive.

Editors Contribution

  1. idle words

    Words that will get you nowhere


    Submitted by anonymous on February 20, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of idle words in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of idle words in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of idle words in a Sentence

  1. Royce West:

    I know that there is a commitment to get more diversity (at Texas AM), that they're not just idle words.

  2. George Du Maurier:

    Sick I am of idle words, past all reconciling, Words that weary and perplex and pander and conceal, Wake the sounds that cannot lie, for all their sweet beguiling The language one need fathom not, but only hear and feel.

  3. George Du Maurier:

    Sick I am of idle words, past all reconciling, Words that weary and perplex and pander and conceal, Wake the sounds that cannot lie, for all their sweet beguiling; The language one need fathom not, but only hear and feel.

  4. Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari:

    It is better to sit alone than in company with the bad; and it is, better still to sit with the good than alone. It is better to speak to a seeker of knowledge than to remain silent; but silence is better than idle words.


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