Definition of Meaningless

1. Adjective. Having no meaning or direction or purpose. "A verbose but meaningless explanation"




Definition of Meaningless

1. Adjective. Lacking meaning ¹

2. Adjective. insignificant. ¹

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Definition of Meaningless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meaningless

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meaning
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meaning of life
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meaningless (current term)
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means of exchange

Literary usage of Meaningless

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"In the laboratory studies made with meaningless syllables, it has been found practically impossible to avoid metrical groupings even when the syllables ..."

2. Navaho Legends by Washington Matthews (1897)
"Truly one his lung for me he brings, (meaningless.) 4. ... (meaningless refrain after each stanza.) n. 1. ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"4. unsubstantiality, vanity, hollowness, uselessness; spec, frivolity, vanity, unsatisfying, unsatisfactoriness, meaningless- ness, triviality, ..."

4. The Value of Money by Benjamin McAlester Anderson (1917)
"I repeat that 1 Where it is not meaningless, as at various points in the theory of mechanics, the product is always of a different denomination from either ..."

5. Fallacies: A View of Logic from the Practical Side by Alfred Sidgwick (1884)
"meaningless TERM. The third class of verbal assertions is far less simple in ... But in the first place any term may be meaningless either (1) simply,—ie ..."

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