Definition of Purposeless

1. Adjective. Not evidencing any purpose or goal.




2. Adjective. Serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being. "Senseless violence"

Definition of Purposeless

1. a. Having no purpose or result; objectless.

Definition of Purposeless

1. Adjective. Without purpose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Purposeless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purposeless

purported(a)
purportedly
purporting
purportless
purports
purpose
purpose-built
purpose-made
purpose statement
purposed
purposedly
purposeful
purposeful availment
purposefully
purposefulness
purposeless (current term)
purposelessly
purposelessness
purposely
purposer
purposers
purposes
purposeth
purposing
purposive
purposive approach
purposively
purposiveness
purposivenesses
purpre

Literary usage of Purposeless

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1. Bergson and Personal Realism by Ralph Tyler Flewelling (1920)
"THE VALUE AND POSSIBILITY OF A purposeless FREEDOM If pure duration is necessary to ... A purposeless ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"(2) Natural selection may fix on purposeless habits which chance to be profitable, and convert them into instincts without intelligence being ever concerned ..."

3. The Guide of the Perplexed of Maimonides by Moses Maimonides, Michael Friedländer (1885)
"[MAN'S]3 actions are divided as regards their object into four classes; they are either purposeless, unimportant, or vain, or good.1 An action is vain if ..."

4. Everyday Ethics by Ella Lyman Cabot (1906)
"It is hard, however, to find examples of absolutely purposeless things, and the reason for this is interesting. It is because purpose is the key which man ..."

5. The Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, K. G., and His Times by Alexander Charles Ewald (1882)
"II. of its predecessors, this session has been marked by feebleness ; that it has been aimless and purposeless, and barren of all benefit to the country and ..."

6. Disraeli and His Day by William Fraser (1891)
"... that Hughenden, being situated on a steep slope, afforded Disraeli no means of taking that most pernicious exercise, a purposeless walk. ..."

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