pointless

[point-lis]
adjective
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.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English point les. See point, -less

pointlessly, adverb
pointlessness, noun


3. meaningless, unproductive, futile, ineffectual.
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pointless (ˈpɔɪntlɪs)
 
adj
1.  without a point
2.  without meaning, relevance, or force
3.  sport without a point scored
 
'pointlessly
 
adv
 
'pointlessness
 
n

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Example sentences
Likewise, the metal shop portions of each show seem to be a bit pointless.
It's rather pointless to do a series on nudity, taboo or not, and then have
  anything blurred.
And in any case this sequel provides the same pleasant, pointless mixture of
  whimsy and kineticism.
But this film's real trouble lies in its joyless, pointless execution.
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