Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking a purpose; meaningless or aimless.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Lacking purpose or use; without practical advantage; aimless; useless.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having no purpose or result; objectless.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Without purpose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
  • adjective not evidencing any purpose or goal

Etymologies

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purpose +‎ -less

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