Definition of Pointlessness

1. Noun. Total lack of meaning or ideas.




Definition of Pointlessness

1. Noun. The lack of meaning, purpose, or ideas; the characteristic or condition of being pointless. ¹

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Definition of Pointlessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pointlessness

pointillistic
pointillistically
pointillists
pointillé
pointillés
pointiness
pointing
pointing-trowel
pointing-trowels
pointing out
pointing the bone
pointing trowel
pointings
pointless
pointlessly
pointlessness (current term)
pointlessnesses
pointlet
pointleted
pointlets
pointlike
pointling
pointlings
pointman
pointmen
pointrel
pointrels
points

Literary usage of Pointlessness

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1. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1877)
"... which seem to brood on the shabby pointlessness of man's earthly habitat; and also his chef d'oeuvre, the same scene, but gay now, crowded humorously ..."

2. Criminality and Economic Conditions by Willem Adriaan Bonger (1916)
"There follows a description of the impetus taken by industry in Germany during the early seventies, a description not easily surpassed in pointlessness, ..."

3. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1893)
"... of the two great modes of teaching, precept and example, they should find the pointlessness of the one more cogent than the blamelessness of the other. ..."

4. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
"against which are silhouetted the thin profiles of Wilde's imagination; but the immaturity of its design, the pointlessness of its persiflage, ..."

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