Definition of "unmeaning" []

  • Devoid of meaning or sense; meaningless: gave a vapid and unmeaning response to a difficult query. (adjective)
  • Lacking intelligence or liveliness of expression; vacant: an unmeaning face. (adjective)
  • Having no meaning (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Showing no intelligence; vacant (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "unmeaning" in a sentence
  • "She looked wildly on me, and then suddenly calming herself, apologized for what she called her unmeaning words, saying that she must indeed be insane, for, while Raymond lived, she must be happy; and then, though she still wept, she suffered me tranquilly to depart."
  • "Here 'unmeaning' does not signify that we are saying anything about the value of such entities, but it gives expression to an ontological characteristic."
  • "Page purely as a kind of unmeaning noise it filled you with astonishment at first."