pointless

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point + -less

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pointless (comparative more pointless, superlative most pointless)

  1. Having no point or sharp tip; terminating squarely or in a rounded end.
    a pointless sword
    a pointless knife
  2. Having no prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc.
    a pointless remark
    The sequel to the film was even more pointless than the original
  3. Having no purpose; purposeless; unable to effect an aim.
    Since the decision has already been made, further discussion seems pointless.
  4. (mathematics) Without points.
    a pointless topology

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