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Correct spelling:
pointless
Definition:
lacking import; " a pointless remark"; " a life essentially purposeless"; " senseless violence"

Synonyms:

adjective
all
pointless, unpointed.
blunt
blunt, dull, obtuse, rounded, unpointed, unsharpened, edgeless, worn.
dull
out-of-date, prosy, repetitious, repetitive, stocker, usual thing, edentulate, irrelevant, prosaic, toothless, trivial, uninspiring, uninteresting, unnecessary, unpointed, longwinded, wornout, oft-repeated, big yawn, ho hum, not keen, out of date, run of the mill.
extraneous
supplementary, inapposite, Non-essential.
flat
unpalatable, matte, sapless, draggy, lead balloon, whitebread.
hopeless
helpless, hopeless, goner, irredeemable, irremediable, no-win, unachievable, unmitigable, beyond recall, in despair, past hope, shot down, up the creek.
meaningless
good-for-nothing, meaningless, doesn't cut it, doublespeak, hollow, unmeaning, Unpurposed.
needless
causeless.
no-account
Drossy.
no-good
no good.
remote
extrinsic, non-germane, nongermane.
ridiculous, senseless
absurd, aimless, fruitless, futile, impotent, inane, inconsequential, ineffective, ineffectual, insignificant, irrelevant, meaningless, nonsensical, powerless, remote, silly, trivial, unavailing, uninteresting, unnecessary, unproductive, unprofitable, useless, vague, vain, worthless, Purportless, stupid, around in circles, going nowhere, in vicious circle, needle in haystack, nongermane, not pertinent, on treadmill.
senseless
without rhyme or reason.
unprofitable
unremunerative, unrewarding, frustaneous, unlucrative.
unsuccessful
abortive, failed, foiled, fruitless, frustrated, futile, ineffectual, thwarted, unsuccessful, useless, vain.
useless
unprofitable, counterproductive, inutile, nonfunctional, scrapper, unfunctional, unusable, of no use, counter-productive, non-functional, unusuable.
vain
going nowhere, Shucker, unnotable, in vicious circle, not a prayer, on a treadmill, on treadmill, time-wasting.
noun
ineffective
impotent, incompetent, powerless, weak.
pointless
blunt, meaningless, otiose, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, unpointed, wasted, worthless.
Examples of usage:
  1. Still Borla paused, no doubt bent upon her destruction for the imagined curse, or at least very real insult, which she had apparently inflicted upon him with a mere handful of water, but it was pointless for him to persecute her merely for so mundane an act as slaking her thirst. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  2. It's rather pointless, I think. – Watersprings by Arthur Christopher Benson
  3. Their humour is of a particularly juvenile and obvious character, and consists almost entirely in the childish device of clothing the personages with ridiculous but non- essential attributes, or in placing them in grotesque but pointless situations. – German Culture Past and Present by Ernest Belfort Bax
  4. It was a mere blind conflict of pointless enmity, in which each cared but to overpower the other. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  5. Now it all seemed so pointless. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover

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