Definition of pointless in English:


Syllabification: point·less
Pronunciation: /ˈpointlis


  • 2(Of a contest or competitor) without a point scored.
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    • Both these teams are pointless and, on the face of things, so is this match.
    • Long Lee remain anchored pointless at the bottom, but they put up a fight at Bradley.



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  • Children, like all young mammals, actively do things that don't seem to make a great deal of sense at the time - playing pointlessly.
  • The anachronisms remind us, pointlessly, that the play is a modern construct.
  • It is presumed that the legislature avoid superfluous or meaningless words, that it does not pointlessly repeat itself or speak in vain.


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  • Talking about football with friends also demonstrates the total pointlessness of football pundits.
  • The game has, by now, descended into dire pointlessness.
  • It's the sheer stupidity and pointlessness of the game that bothers me.

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