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Wordnet 3.0


1. having no meaning or direction or purpose;
- Example: "a meaningless endeavor"
- Example: "a meaningless life"
- Example: "a verbose but meaningless explanation"
[syn: meaningless, nonmeaningful]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meaning \Mean"ing\, n. 1. That which is meant or intended; intent; purpose; aim; object; as, a mischievous meaning was apparent. [1913 Webster] If there be any good meaning towards you. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is signified, whether by act lanquage; signification; sense; import; as, the meaning of a hint. [1913 Webster] 3. Sense; power of thinking. [R.] [1913 Webster] -- Mean"ing*less, a. -- Mean"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

meaningless \meaningless\ adj. having no meaning; of no value; as, a meaningless endeavor; a meaningless life; a meaningless explanation. Opposite of meaningful. [Narrower terms: insignificant ; {mindless, unmeaning ; {nonsense(prenominal), nonsensical ; {pointless, purposeless ] Also See: {insignificant, unimportant, purposeless, unimportant. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

meaningless adj 1: having no meaning or direction or purpose; "a meaningless endeavor"; "a meaningless life"; "a verbose but meaningless explanation" [syn: meaningless, nonmeaningful] [ant: meaningful]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

112 Moby Thesaurus words for "meaningless": absurd, aimless, amorphous, asinine, blank, bootless, capricious, casual, designless, desultory, disarticulated, discontinuous, disinclined to communicate, disjunct, disordered, dispersed, disproportionate, empty, erratic, fatuous, feckless, fitful, foolish, formless, frivolous, fustian, garbled, good-for-nothing, gratuitous, haphazard, hit-or-miss, hollow, immethodical, importless, impotent, inane, inchoate, incoherent, inconsequential, indiscriminate, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, insignificant, insubstantial, irregular, irrelevant, misshapen, no go, nonconnotative, nondenotative, nonsensical, nonsymmetrical, nonsystematic, nonuniform, nugatory, null, of no use, orderless, paltry, phatic, planless, pointless, preposterous, promiscuous, puny, purportless, purposeless, random, ridiculous, scrambled, secretive, senseless, shapeless, silly, spasmodic, sporadic, straggling, straggly, superfluous, systemless, trifling, trivial, unarranged, unavailing, unclassified, uncommunicative, unconversable, undirected, ungraded, unimportant, unjoined, unmeaning, unmethodical, unordered, unorganized, unpurposed, unsignificant, unsociable, unsorted, unsubstantial, unsymmetrical, unsystematic, ununiform, useless, vacant, vacuous, vague, vain, valueless, wandering, worthless