meaningless Definition

  • 1having no meaning or significance
  • 2lacking purpose or value

Using meaningless: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "meaningless" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The speech was full of meaningless jargon.

  • Example

    He felt that his life was becoming meaningless.

  • Example

    The task seemed meaningless and boring.

  • Example

    The argument was pointless and meaningless.

meaningless Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with meaningless

  • a life without purpose or value


    He felt trapped in a meaningless existence, with no direction or goals.

  • an action that has no real significance or impact


    Sending flowers to apologize was a meaningless gesture, as it didn't address the root of the problem.

  • a romantic relationship that lacks depth, connection, or purpose


    Their relationship was superficial and meaningless, based on physical attraction rather than emotional intimacy.


Summary: meaningless in Brief

The term 'meaningless' [ˈmiːnɪŋləs] describes something that lacks significance, purpose, or value. It can refer to anything from a speech filled with jargon to a life that feels empty. Examples include 'The task seemed meaningless and boring.' and 'He felt that his life was becoming meaningless.' Phrases like 'a meaningless gesture' and 'a meaningless relationship' denote actions or connections that lack real impact or depth.

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