Definition of pointless adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pointless

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈpɔɪntləs//
 
 
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having no purpose; not worth doing We searched until we knew it would be pointless to continue. Trying to foresee the future is a pointless exercise.
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adverb He argued pointlessly with his parents.
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noun [uncountable] the pointlessness of war
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