Definition of "meaningless" []

  • Having no meaning or significance. (adjective)
  • Futile or empty of meaning (adjective)

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Use "meaningless" in a sentence
  • "As Greenwald points out, the use of the 'anti-Semitism' charge against ordinary every day non-bigotted people who just don't agree with some policy of Israel or of the American Enterprise Institute risks making the term meaningless and cheapening it, which can hardly be good for the Jews."
  • "There are some who are more successful than others, but I find the term meaningless as regards publishing and writing."
  • "'' But I don't believe in the term meaningless friendly."