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meaningless

mean·ing·less

meaningless

 
pronunciation:
mi nIng lihs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: empty of meaning or value; purposeless.
She felt that she was spending her life doing meaningless tasks.He said that he loved her, but his words were meaningless to her.
synonyms:
empty, insignificant, pointless, purposeless, senseless
antonyms:
meaningful, purposeful, worthwhile
similar words:
absurd, blank, hollow, inane, inconsequential, negligible, nonsensical, nugatory, piddling, trifling, useless, vain, worthless
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derivations: meaninglessly (adv.), meaninglessness (n.)