Definition of Meaninglessness

1. Noun. A message that seems to convey no meaning.




2. Noun. The quality of having no value or significance. "He resented the meaninglessness of the tasks they assigned him"

Definition of Meaninglessness

1. Noun. The state of lacking meaning; the quality of being meaningless. ¹

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Definition of Meaninglessness

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Literary usage of Meaninglessness

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1. Basic Concepts in the Methodology of the Social Sciences by Johann Mouton, H. C. Marais (1988)
"meaninglessness may be defined as a low expectation that it is possible to make meaningful predictions about the future consequences of behaviour. ..."

2. On Pain Suffering: Reminiscences, Musings and Reflections by Walter Prytulak (2001)
"If there were death, then it would contain in itself meaninglessness. ... There is no meaninglessness in cosmic dimensions; it exists only in the world of ..."

3. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing by Larry Chang (2006)
"Which element we think outweighs the other, whether meaninglessness or ... If meaninglessness were absolutely preponderant, the meaningfulness of life would ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1868)
"meaninglessness, accordingly, and not a pairof intelligible realities, has to be faced in the attempt to conceive duality beneath this unity of perception ..."

5. The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"... not be able to continue their lives, and all will perish from ennui, tedium, and the consciousness of the meaninglessness and illegality of their lives. ..."

6. Selections from Berkeley: With an Introduction and Notes for the Use of by George Berkeley (1884)
"There is neither contradiction nor meaninglessness, he would say, in a material world that is thus composed of the significant sense-phenomena which we all ..."

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