HyperDic: meaninglessness

English > 2 senses of the word meaninglessness:
NOUNcommunicationmeaninglessness, nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, hokuma message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning
attributemeaninglessnessthe quality of having no value or significance
English > meaninglessness: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message that seems to convey no meaning / meaning.
Synonymsnonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, hokum
Narrowerabsurdity, absurdness, ridiculousnessA message whose content is at variance with reason
amphigory, nonsense verseNonsensical writing (usually verse)
balderdash, fiddle-faddle, piffleTrivial nonsense
baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddlepretentious or silly talk or writing
buzzword, cantStock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
cobblersnonsense
crocknonsense
fa la, fal lameaningless syllables in the refrain of a partsong
gibberish, gibberunintelligible talking
incoherence, incoherency, unintelligibilitynonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
jabberwockyNonsensical language (according to Lewis Carroll)
mummery, flummerymeaningless ceremonies and flattery
palaver, hot air, empty words, empty talk, rhetoricLoud and confused and empty talk
rigmarole, rigamaroleA set of confused and meaningless statements
shmegegge, schmegegge(Yiddish) baloney
stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycockSenseless talk
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishdespropósito, disparate, hokum, nonsense, sinsentido, tontería
Catalanbajanada, despropòsit, disbarat, hokum
Adjectivesmeaninglesshaving no meaning / meaning or direction or purpose
English > meaninglessness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of having no value or significance.
Example"he resented the meaninglessness of the tasks they assigned him"
Narrowerinanity, senselessness, mindlessness, vacuity, pointlessnessTotal lack of meaning / meaning or ideas
purposelessness, aimlessnessThe quality of lacking any definite purpose
BroaderinsignificanceThe quality of having little or no significance
OppositemeaningfulnessThe quality of having great value or significance

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