Definition of pointless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pointless

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈpɔɪntləs//
 
; NAmE 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.Extra examples The film is entertaining but ultimately pointless. The whole discussion was utterly pointless. This renders the project pointless. I knew it was pointless expecting him to change his mind. It would be pointless for both of you to work on the same thing. We were expected to sit through pointless committee meetings.
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