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.

  2. pointless(Adjective)

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

  3. pointless(Adjective)

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

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

  4. pointless(Adjective)

    Without points.

    a pointless topology

  5. Origin: 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. Micky Neron:

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

  2. Anna Macdonald:

    Some governments may now choose to not make these reports public, which makes it a bit pointless.

  3. Andrew Brown:

    Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.

  4. 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.

  5. Boris Nemtsov:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of pointless

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