Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not meaningful.

Etymologies

un- +‎ meaningful (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • No, they should be worried that so many young girls are convinced, from an early age, that homemaking is demeaning and unmeaningful, and that mothers at home are second-rate.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Now they want to belittle and divide us by unmeaningful and trivial talks of pillars and temple, some seem even Obsessed by it.

    Back By Popular Demand: John Kerry!

  • Guests there, as well educated and self respected people do, arrive at the party not less than an hour late, have the best of times with a good mariachi or trío, dance and disorder, soul and song, only to say goodnight when they feel like it, not worrying at all at unmeaningful details like hours and clocks.

    Mexican Punctuality

  • For god is what held our nation together that faith for at least 200-years. if they intend on taking god out of the schools or any religion for that matter then take your stupid, unmeaningful, full of crap,!

    Think Progress » Sen. Inhofe: ‘Gore Is Full of Crap,’ ‘All Recent Science…Confirms This Thing Is A Hoax’

  • The Senate cooperated and scurried home to engage in more unmeaningful behavior and left the channel to important stuff.

    Firedoglake » Panel News…Of Sorts

  • Yet my experiences are dismissed as unmeaningful and not representative of the DV population.

    Protect the Roosters! To hell with domestic violence victims!

  • The cancer study you mention could be related to any number of cancers and looking at increased cancer risk for cancer in general is so ambiguous as to be scientifically unmeaningful.

    Fatophobic Sex Scenes in The L Word

  • Something that Kinda hurt me more, because I guess, It was so unmeaningful. i tried to sleep, to excape, but it just didn't work.

    jillchafe18 Diary Entry

  • When attempting to open a Microsoft "WORD" window in DESQview, the customer's printer begins to print unmeaningful characters.

    AST Research Technical Bulletin #0200 DESQVIEW / MICROSOFT WORD VERSION 3.0

  • Frost was making the same fastidious point as A.E. Housman, who thought that poetry was often made to carry a lot of sense, meaning, or morality, and yet remained separate from them, aloof, pure, unmeaningful, to be recognized only by the tears it brought to the eyes or the prickles it raised on the skin.

    Looking in on Pushkin

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.