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mean·ing·less

 (mē′nĭng-lĭs)
adj.
Having no meaning or significance.

mean′ing·less·ly adv.
mean′ing·less·ness n.

meaningless

(ˈmiːnɪŋlɪs)
adj
futile or empty of meaning
ˈmeaninglessly adv
ˈmeaninglessness n

mean•ing•less

(ˈmi nɪŋ lɪs)

adj.
lacking meaning; purposeless.
[1790–1800]
mean′ing•less•ly, adv.
mean′ing•less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.meaningless - having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation"
unimportant - not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"
purposeless - not evidencing any purpose or goal
unimportant, insignificant - devoid of importance, meaning, or force
meaningful - having a meaning or purpose; "a meaningful explanation"; "a meaningful discussion"; "a meaningful pause"

meaningless

adjective
1. nonsensical, senseless, inconsequential, inane, insubstantial, wanky (taboo slang) I consider algebra meaningless nonsense.
nonsensical useful, valuable, worthwhile, consequential
2. pointless, empty, useless, hollow, vain, trivial, worthless, futile, trifling, insignificant, aimless, valueless, purposeless, nugatory They seek strong sensations to dull their sense of a meaningless existence.
pointless deep, significant, meaningful, purposeful

meaningless

adjective
Lacking rational direction or purpose:
Translations
بِدون مَعْنى، لا مَعْنى له
nesmyslný
meningsløs
merkingarlaus
nesmiseln

meaningless

[ˈmiːnɪŋlɪs] ADJ (gen) → sin sentido
in this situation it is meaninglessen esta situación no tiene sentido
to write "xybj" is meaninglessescribir "xybj" carece de sentido

meaningless

[ˈmiːnɪŋləs] adj
(= statement, phrase) → dénué(e) de sens
(= without value) [life, gesture] → dénué(e) de sens

meaningless

adj
(semantically) word, symbol etcohne Bedeutung, bedeutungslos
sinnlos; my life is meaninglessmein Leben hat keinen Sinn

meaningless

[ˈmiːnɪŋlɪs] adjsenza senso
your remarks are quite meaningless → i tuoi commenti non vogliono dire niente

mean3

(miːn) past tense, past participle meant (ment) verb
1. to (intend to) express, show or indicate. `Vacation' means `holiday'; What do you mean by (saying/doing) that?
2. to intend. I meant to go to the exhibition but forgot; For whom was that letter meant?; He means (= is determined) to be a rich man some day.
ˈmeaning noun
the sense in which a statement, action, word etc is (intended to be) understood. What is the meaning of this phrase?; What is the meaning of his behaviour?
adjective
(of a look, glance etc) showing a certain feeling or giving a certain message. The teacher gave the boy a meaning look when he arrived late.
ˈmeaningful adjective
(often used loosely) important in some way. a meaningful statement/relationship.
ˈmeaningless adjective
without meaning or reason; of no importance. meaningless chatter.
be meant to
to be required or supposed; to have to. The child is meant to be asleep!
mean well
to have good intentions. He meant well by what he said.
References in classic literature ?
uttered Rostov meaninglessly, breathless with irrational animal fury and the need to vent it.
Millot was stumbling, laughing, swearing meaninglessly out of pure satisfaction, pleased with himself for having run down that fly-by-night.
He said no one understands the real meaning of dictatorship and democracy and both are discussed meaninglessly.
In which case, why don't we stop trying to appropriate the label rather meaninglessly for English local government, and instead work with the persuasive and realistic cases already being made by those with first-hand experience of running local authorities.
You know that your future is still ahead of you," he told one crowd meaninglessly.
Meaninglessly, she told one bemused young wannabe: "You sing like a dolphin.
What followed was a sequence of events so extreme in their accumulated incompetence that it is tempting to picture the scene in the crackling black-and-white of a Buster Keaton slapstick: the town's alarm bell fails to ring; the fire brigade, when it finally arrives, finds its hoses clogged with mud and dirt; after ten minutes of frantic scraping and poking, the unclogged hoses release a stream of water so impotent that it does little more than to splash meaninglessly upon the factory's superheated walls; the fire brigade, overcome by heat and frustration, finally surrenders the building to the flames, training the sad dribble of their hoses on the surrounding structures as the main building burns to the ground.
When delineating the new code-based approach, sweeping uniform European corporate governance code was rejected on the grounds that the specificities of Member States' corporate governance systems are so influential that a common EU code would either be meaninglessly abstract, or would become a very complex document aiming to be inclusive of all contingencies arising from diverse local practices and rules, which would not bring significant changes to the current landscape.
Our mind, in fact, tells us that no-thing ever happens meaninglessly.
I wish President Abdullah GE-l would take it to a referendum and the public rejects the proposal so as to give the [Justice and Development Party] AK Party and the [Nationalist Movement Party] MHP a lesson for meaninglessly insisting on such an unnecessary amendment," says Ilycak, who thinks that GE-l will most probably save the ruling party from this troubled situation and avoid taking up the public's time with a referendum by returning the amendment to Parliament for review.
A line like this says "It's all right" as persistently, meaninglessly, and godlessly as a thousand pop songs.