pointlessly

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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