pointless

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɔɪntləs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɔɪntlɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pointlis)

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pointless

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. that was a pointless trip (to)
  2. in a pointless attempt to
  3. a pointless [idea, suggestion, way, remark]
  4. a pointless [class, lesson, meeting]
  5. a pointless [change, law, bill, amendment]
  6. is a pointless waste of [energy, food, life, time]
  7. was (all) a pointless waste of [energy]
  8. pointless [ramblings, complaints, explanations]
  9. is pointless to [try, argue, make, say, ask]
  10. seems pointless to (even) try
  11. [completely, totally, utterly] pointless
  12. [trying] is pointless
  13. well, that was pointless
  14. that was a pointless exercise
  15. the whole [argument, debate, discussion] is pointless
  16. [busied, burdened] everybody with pointless [tasks, exercises, work]
  17. the [match, game, tie, score] ended pointless
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