What does pointless mean?

Definitions for pointless
ˈpɔɪnt lɪspoint·less

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pointless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pointless, unpointed(adj)

    not having a point especially a sharp point

    "my pencils are all pointless"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. pointless(Adjective)

    Having no point or sharp tip; terminating squarely or in a rounded end.

    Etymology: point + -less

  2. pointless(Adjective)

    Having no prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.

    Etymology: point + -less

  3. pointless(Adjective)

    Having no purpose; purposeless; unable to effect an aim.

    Since the decision has already been made, further discussion seems pointless.

    Etymology: point + -less

  4. pointless(Adjective)

    Without points.

    a pointless topology

    Etymology: point + -less

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pointless(adj)

    having no point; blunt; wanting keenness; obtuse; as, a pointless sword; a pointless remark

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pointless in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pointless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of pointless in a Sentence

  1. Li Xinchuang:

    It is a totally pointless complaint from the U.S. and it's biased against China, china's steel industry is market-based and Chinese steel products have good quality, low price and good service. The complaint on government subsidies is also crap. It's just we have a different system and we charge the 17 percent value-added tax and then return a portion of it.

  2. Python Terry Gilliam:

    It's all so excitingly pointless.

  3. Boris Nemtsov:

    Due to the policy of Vladimir Putin, a country with unparalleled potential is sinking, an economy which accumulated untold currency reserves is collapsing, 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.

  4. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    In democratic ages men rarely sacrifice themselves for another, but they show a general compassion for all the human race. One never sees them inflict pointless suffering, and they are glad to relieve the sorrows of others when they can do so without much trouble to themselves. They are not disinterested, but they are gentle.

  5. New York:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of pointless

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