Definition of 'meaningless'
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My life is meaningless now. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But this short-term, slightly meaningless work makes it difficult to focus on the more important stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The direction of my life was meaningless. Christianity Today (2000)We encourage parents to ignore this meaningless nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So why did it all suddenly feel meaningless and empty? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Only a spy could say something so exquisitely meaningless. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We did it because our existence is utterly meaningless without her. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Too many companies hide their names behind dull acronyms or meaningless initials. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But without you my life is meaningless. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Does this mean that my life has been reduced to something contemptible and meaningless? Times, Sunday Times (2015)But hiding behind meaningless sentences will damage belief in the process and leave a vacuum filled by speculation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But some people get a thrill from peering into the void and acknowledging that life is utterly meaningless. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Replacing one set of letters that are full of meaning with another set that are meaningless is clearly nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But does that make it meaningless? Times, Sunday Times (2006)You make this world meaningless and we've lost hope. The Sun (2013)Some think their lives are empty and meaningless now it's over. The Sun (2008)Without them it would have just been a very long, dull and meaningless front crawl. The Sun (2012)But it's a meaningless gesture if today's soldiers are refused the care they need when they return. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'meaningless'
British English: meaningless ADJECTIVE
If something that someone says or writes is meaningless, it has no meaning, or appears to have no meaning.
The sentence 'kicked the ball the man' is meaningless.
Definition of meaningless from the Collins English Dictionary
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