Definition of Purposelessness

1. Noun. The quality of lacking any definite purpose.

Exact synonyms: Aimlessness
Generic synonyms: Meaninglessness
Derivative terms: Aimless, Purposeless, Purposeless
Antonyms: Purposefulness



Definition of Purposelessness

1. Noun. The state of being purposeless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Purposelessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purposelessness

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purposeful
purposeful availment
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purposefulness
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purposelessness (current term)
purposely
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Literary usage of Purposelessness

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1. Main Currents in Nineteenth, Century Literature by Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (1906)
"And purposelessness is another important item, which must on no account be overlooked. It is another designation for the genius of Romanticism. ..."

2. Thomas Hardy: An Illustration of the Philosophy of Schopenhauer by Helen Garwood (1911)
"There remains one more outcome of purposelessness to be considered, and that is the outcome of purposelessness in art. In presenting a purposeless view of ..."

3. Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature by Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (1906)
"VI ROMANTIC purposelessness IN Lucinde, then, as in a nutshell, are to be found all the theories which, later in the history of Romanticism, are developed ..."

4. The History of Creation, Or, the Development of the Earth and Its by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Edwin Ray Lankester (1892)
"The Connection between the History of Individual and Palaeontological Development.—The Theory of purposelessness, or the Science of ..."

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