English translation of निरर्थक
निरर्थकPowered by COBUILD /nirarthaka/
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1. absurd adjective, singular noun
If you say that something is absurd, you think that it is ridiculous or does not make sense. The absurd means things that are absurd.
⇒ The thought of being a movie star was absurd to her. ⇒ ...a highly developed sense of the absurd.
2. empty adjective
If you describe something as empty, you mean that it has no real value or meaning.
⇒ He accused the prime minister of making empty promises.
3. hollow adjective
If you describe a statement, situation, or person as hollow, you mean they have no real value, worth, or effectiveness.
4. immaterial adjective after link verb
If something is immaterial, it is not important or not relevant.
⇒ It is immaterial whether we like him or not.
5. meaningless adjective
Something that is meaningless has no meaning or purpose.
⇒ The sentence 'kicked the ball the man' is meaningless. ⇒ Many staff found their day-to-day work meaningless.
6. vain adjective before noun, (in phrases)
A vain attempt to do something does not succeed. If you do something in vain, what you do has no effect.
⇒ She made a vain attempt at a smile. ⇒ It became obvious that all her complaints were in vain.
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Translation of निरर्थक from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary