HyperDic: meaningless

English > 2 senses of the word meaningless:
ADJECTIVEallmeaningless, nonmeaningfulhaving no meaning / meaning or direction or purpose
allmeaningless, futile, ineffectual, otiose, unavailingproducing no result or effect
meaningless > pronunciation
Soundsmiy'nihnglahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > meaningless: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving no meaning / meaning or direction or purpose.
Examples
  • "a meaningless endeavor"
  • "a meaningless life"
  • "a verbose but meaningless explanation"
Synonymnonmeaningful
Narrowerempty, hollow, vacuousDevoid of significance or point
insignificantnot worthy of notice
mindlesslacking the thinking capacity characteristic of a conscious being
nonsense, nonsensicalHaving no intelligible meaning / meaning
unmeaningWithout meaning
See alsoinsignificant, unimportantdevoid of importance, meaning, or force
purposelessnot evidencing any purpose or goal / goal
unimportantnot important
OppositemeaningfulHaving a meaning / meaning or purpose
Catalansense sentit
Nounsmeaninglessnessa message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning
English > meaningless: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningproducing no result or effect.
Synonymsfutile, ineffectual, otiose, unavailing
BroaderuselessHaving no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully
Spanishfútil, incapaz, ineficaz, inepto, inútil, ocioso, vano
Catalanfútil, incapaç, ineficaç, inepte, inútil, va

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