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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having no aim or goal.

Usage examples (40)
  • After the teacher left the classroom, the students felt purposeless until they read the board for directions.
  • Adjective : to lead a purposeless existence
  • New vistas of life open up in the midst of this vast, overgrown, "purposeless," "dingy" city.
  • By the time Weinberg unveiled his gloomy view, the notion of a purposeless, meaningless universe was already on a roll in science. for more
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