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Synonyms for pointlessˈpɔɪnt lɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pointless, unpointed(adj)

    not having a point especially a sharp point

    "my pencils are all pointless"

    Synonyms:
    purposeless, otiose, wasted, unpointed, senseless, pointless, superfluous

    Antonyms:
    acute, acanthous, peaked, fusiform, spindle-shaped, pointed, pyramidic, pyramidal, sharp, acuate, spikelike, needlelike, spinous, valuable, six-pointed, acanthoid, nibbed, cigar-shaped, spiked, pyramidical, barreled, sharpened, bristle-pointed, five-pointed, barrelled

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

    serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

    "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"

    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:
    spindle-shaped, pointed, bristle-pointed, six-pointed, spikelike, spinous, sharp, acanthous, spiked, acanthoid, barrelled, peaked, acute, needlelike, valuable, barreled, fusiform, cigar-shaped, five-pointed, nibbed, pyramidal, sharpened, pyramidic, pyramidical, acuate

Wiktionary

  1. pointless(adjective)

    Having no purpose; purposeless; unable to effect an aim.

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, redundant, purposeless, needless

    Antonyms:
    useful, pointful

  2. pointless(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    dull, blunt, obtuse

  3. pointless(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    sharp, pointed


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