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pointless 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈpointlis/,
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Having little or no sense, use, or purpose,
  1. Having little or no sense, use, or purpose
    • - speculating like this is a pointless exercise
    • - it's pointless to plan too far ahead
  2. (of a contest or competitor) Without a point scored


  1. not having a point especially a sharp point; "my pencils are all pointless"
  2. otiose: 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"
  3. (pointlessly) in a pointless manner; "he spent his life in pointlessly tiresome drudgery"
  4. (pointlessness) inanity: total lack of meaning or ideas
  5. Pointless, subtitled "A season with Britain's worst football team" by Jeff Connor, is a book published in 2006 about East Stirlingshire F.C..
  6. Pointless is a game show shown on BBC Two, hosted by Alexander Armstrong, with Richard Osman as assistant. It was first broadcast on 24 August 2009. The first series finished broadcasting on 7 October 2009. ...
  7. Having no point or sharp tip; terminating squarely or in a rounded end; Having no prominent or important feature, as of an argument, discourse, etc; Having no purpose; purposeless; unable to effect an aim; Without points
  8. To write with a broken pencil is pointless.