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See definition of pointlessness on Dictionary.com
  • as infutility
  • as inunavailingness
  • as inunprofitableness
  • as inuselessness
  • as invainness

synonyms for pointlessness

  • emptiness
  • ineffectiveness
  • frivolousness
  • fruitlessness
  • hollowness
  • idleness
  • ineffectuality
  • meaninglessness
  • senselessness
  • unprofitableness
  • worthlessness
  • bootlessness
  • emptiness
  • frivolousness
  • fruitlessness
  • hollowness
  • idleness
  • ineffectiveness
  • ineffectuality
  • meaninglessness
  • senselessness
  • unprofitableness
  • uselessness
  • vainness
  • vanity
  • worthlessness
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How to use pointlessness in a sentence

The talk was light word-play, such as depends upon the talker's own mood for its point or its pointlessness.
INDIAN SUMMERWILLIAM D. HOWELLS
I did not pursue the subject of Carrington's pointlessness nor proffer a plea for socialism.
THE NEST, THE WHITE PAGODA, THE SUICIDE, A FORSAKEN TEMPLE, MISS JONES AND THE MASTERPIECEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
Looked into the "Xenien," and amused ourselves with their pointlessness.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
The pointlessness of loco is made clear enough by Wheeler's 'and he takes on strength from a place nearer to him'.
THE LAST POEMS OF OVIDOVID
My chief objection to the life was its seeming pointlessness.
THE HIGH HEARTBASIL KING
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WORDS RELATED TO POINTLESSNESS

  • emptiness
  • frivolousness
  • fruitlessness
  • hollowness
  • idleness
  • ineffectiveness
  • ineffectuality
  • meaninglessness
  • pointlessness
  • senselessness
  • unprofitableness
  • worthlessness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.