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  • Pointlessly — Point less*ly, adv. Without point. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pointlessly — adverb Without point; in a pointless manner; so as to lack purpose or importance. He sat there, pointlessly tossing the ball into the air and letting it fall, over and over …   Wiktionary

  • pointlessly — pointless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having little or no sense or purpose. DERIVATIVES pointlessly adverb pointlessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • pointlessly — adverb in a pointless manner he spent his life in pointlessly tiresome drudgery • Derived from adjective: ↑pointless …   Useful english dictionary

  • pointlessly — adverb see pointless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pointlessly — Synonyms and related words: aimlessly, aridly, barrenly, bloodlessly, bootlessly, colorlessly, dismally, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily, effetely, emptily, fecklessly, fruitlessly, futilely, heavily, hollowly, inanely,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pointlessly — pɔɪntlɪslɪ adv. in vain, uselessly, for no purpose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pointlessly — point·less·ly …   English syllables

  • pointless — pointlessly, adv. pointlessness, n. /poynt lis/, adj. 1. without a point: a pointless pen. 2. blunt, as an instrument. 3. without force, meaning, or relevance: a pointless remark. 4. without a point scored, as in a game: a pointless inning. [1300 …   Universalium

  • Heraclitus — Catherine Osborne No philosopher before Socrates can have had such a profound influence on so many generations of subsequent thinkers as Heraclitus. Nor can any thinker, probably in the whole history of philosophy, have inspired such a wide range …   History of philosophy