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How to use meaningless in a sentence

The thoughts which came to him were startlingly primitive, direct and sometimes meaningless to him.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
The vociferous tones pierce my ears, and my heart bleeds at his meaningless declamation.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
A dozen of these terse but meaningless sayings now dance before our recollection, for who has not heard them, even to loathing?
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
This in English would be meaningless, and was perforce replaced by what seems to be a fair equivalent.
CYRANO DE BERGERACEDMOND ROSTAND
This at least is a sensation frequently conveyed by the occurrence of any meaningless affectation.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
Creation is killed and done for daily through an everlasting torrent of meaningless talk.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
The health was drunk with due clamour, and Eric (ridiculous and meaningless as he thought the toast) got up to thank them.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Morton could not unriddle the conduct of his friend, for he knew that his most trivial action was not meaningless.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
So the laughter of the party grew louder and sillier; the talk more foolish and random; the merriment more noisy and meaningless.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Nor were their meaningless vociferations the only sounds that broke the silence of the night.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MEANINGLESS

  • absurd
  • ill-timed
  • inappropriate
  • inapt
  • infelicitous
  • malapropos
  • meaningless
  • not adapted
  • out of place
  • pointless
  • ridiculous
  • undue
  • unfit
  • unseasonable
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
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