Pointless

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Definition

(that meeting was) pointless: (that meeting was) ineffectual, meaningless, unnecessary, useless, worthless
adjective

What's the point?: Is it worth it? What's the objective? What's the aim?
idiom

Examples

  • "Edward, if I could summarize your pointless song: You got on the bus this morning, didn't have any money, you took a nap, then you started crying like a little girl!"
  • "But I still don't know why you were late! What is the point?"
  • "In lieu of this pointless, frivolous expenditure, I propose a boring meeting at the office at 8.15 am."

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