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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POINTLESSNESS

Looked into the "Xenien," and amused ourselves with their pointlessness.

The pointlessness of loco is made clear enough by Wheeler's 'and he takes on strength from a place nearer to him'.

The talk was light word-play, such as depends upon the talker's own mood for its point or its pointlessness.

I did not pursue the subject of Carrington's pointlessness nor proffer a plea for socialism.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "blunt," from point (n.) + -less. Meaning "of no effect, to no purpose" is from 1726. Related: Pointlessly; pointlessness.

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