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purposeless

[pur-puh s-lis] /ˈpɜr pəs lɪs/
adjective
1.
having no purpose or apparent meaning.
2.
having no aim or goal; aimless:
to lead a purposeless existence.
Origin of purposeless
1545-1555
1545-55; purpose + -less
Related forms
purposelessly, adverb
purposelessness, noun
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purposeless

/ˈpɜːpəslɪs/
adjective
1.
having no fixed plan or intention
Derived Forms
purposelessly, adverb
purposelessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for purposeless
adj.

1550s, from purpose (n.) + -less. Related: Purposelessly; purposelessness.

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