What are some alternative words for otiose?

Synonyms for otioseˈoʊ ʃiˌoʊs, ˈoʊ ti-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wasted(adj)

    serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

    Synonyms:
    spare, gaunt, work-shy, supernumerary, diminished, unpointed, lazy, slothful, emaciated, pinched, surplus, cadaverous, superfluous, faineant, ineffectual, futile, mindless, witless, supererogatory, excess, redundant, nitwitted, wasted, insensible, haggard, senseless, purposeless, unavailing, reasonless, skeletal, pointless, atrophied, soft-witted, indolent, otiose, extra, bony, squandered

    Antonyms:
    useful, utile, busy, valuable

  2. futile, ineffectual, otiose, unavailing(adj)

    producing no result or effect

    Synonyms:
    senseless, ineffectual, bootless, work-shy, otiose, vain, purposeless, slothful, superfluous, unavailing, sleeveless, indolent, futile, uneffective, faineant, pointless, wasted, unable, lazy, ineffective, fruitless

    Antonyms:
    valuable, useful, utile, busy

  3. faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy(adj)

    disinclined to work or exertion

    Synonyms:
    indolent, otiose, superfluous, faineant, work-shy, wasted, purposeless, pointless, senseless, futile, unavailing, ineffectual, lazy, slothful

    Antonyms:
    useful, utile, busy, valuable

Wiktionary

  1. otiose(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    indolent, futile, pointless, lazy, sluggish, irrelevant, superfluous, ineffective

    Antonyms:
    hardworking, necessary, productive, essential, useful

  2. otiose(adjective)

    Resulting in no effect.

    Synonyms:
    lazy, ineffective, futile, indolent, pointless, irrelevant, sluggish, superfluous

    Antonyms:
    essential, useful, hardworking, productive, necessary

  3. otiose(adjective)

    Reluctant to work or to exert oneself.

    Synonyms:
    sluggish, irrelevant, futile, indolent, lazy, ineffective, superfluous, pointless

    Antonyms:
    essential, productive, useful, necessary, hardworking

  4. otiose(adjective)

    Having no reason for being (raison d\u2019\u00EAtre); having no point, reason, or purpose.

    Synonyms:
    sluggish, ineffective, pointless, futile, irrelevant, lazy, indolent, superfluous

    Antonyms:
    necessary, useful, essential, productive, hardworking


Translations for otiose

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • zinloos, lui, overbodig, doelloosDutch
  • zbyteczny, niepotrzebny, leniwyPolish
  • праздный, бесплодный, бесцельный, ненужный, тщетный, напрасный, ленивый, бесполезныйRussian

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