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pointless

adjective uk   us   /ˈpɔɪnt.ləs/
C1 Something that is pointless has no purpose and it is a waste of time doing it: This is a pointless exercise. It seemed pointless to continue.informal It's pointless arguing with him.
pointlessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Innocent lives were cruelly and pointlessly wiped out.
pointlessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
a poem about the pointlessness of life
Translations of “pointless”
in Korean 무의미한…
in Arabic بِلا فائدة…
in Portuguese inútil, sem sentido…
in Catalan inútil, sense sentit…
in Japanese 無意味な, 無駄な…
in Italian inutile, vano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無意義的,空洞的…
in Russian бессмысленный…
in Turkish amaçsız, faydasız, beyhude…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无意义的,空洞的…
in Polish bezsensowny, bezcelowy…
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