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. Matthias Rogg:

    It's the point from which everything is measured. It fed the myth that Dresden was the innocent victim of a pointless war and hid the fact that it was a center of Nazism and a significant hub for making armaments, and while the bombing of Dresden was dreadful, it's crucial that without Sept. 1 1939, without Warsaw, Rotterdam, Coventry, London there wouldn't have been Dresden.

  2. Staff John Kelly:

    The Woodward book’s pointless to try to convince him of anything. He’s gone off the rails. We’re in Crazytown, i do n’t even know why any of us are here. This is the worst job I’ve ever had.

  3. Michelle McMurry-Heath:

    None of the support resources have been made available in that way, well its too early and probably pointless to get into a blame game;it is clear that we need to deliver resources to the states, so that theyre able to not just have the vaccines sitting in warehouses, but actually be able to deliver vaccines to those who need it.

  4. 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.

  5. Micky Neron:

    Working all day chasing a salary high enough to cover the rent seemed pointless.

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