What are some alternative words for pointless?

Synonyms for pointless
ˈpɔɪnt lɪs

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term pointless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pointless, unpointed(adj)

    not having a point especially a sharp point

    "my pencils are all pointless"

    Synonyms:
    purposeless, otiose, wasted, unpointed, senseless, superfluous

    Antonyms:
    acute, acanthous, peaked, fusiform, spindle-shaped, pointed, pyramidic, pyramidal, sharp, acuate, spikelike, needlelike, spinous, valuable, six-pointed, acanthoid, nibbed, cigar-shaped, spiked, pyramidical, barreled, sharpened, bristle-pointed, five-pointed, barrelled

  2. otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wasted(adj)

    serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being

    "otiose lines in a play"; "advice is wasted words"; "a pointless remark"; "a life essentially purposeless"; "senseless violence"

    Synonyms:
    spare, gaunt, work-shy, supernumerary, diminished, unpointed, lazy, slothful, emaciated, pinched, surplus, cadaverous, superfluous, faineant, ineffectual, futile, mindless, witless, supererogatory, excess, redundant, nitwitted, wasted, insensible, haggard, senseless, purposeless, unavailing, reasonless, skeletal, atrophied, soft-witted, indolent, otiose, extra, bony, squandered

    Antonyms:
    spindle-shaped, pointed, bristle-pointed, six-pointed, spikelike, spinous, sharp, acanthous, spiked, acanthoid, barrelled, peaked, acute, needlelike, valuable, barreled, fusiform, cigar-shaped, five-pointed, nibbed, pyramidal, sharpened, pyramidic, pyramidical, acuate

Wiktionary

  1. pointless(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    superfluous, redundant, purposeless, needless

    Antonyms:
    useful, pointful

  2. pointless(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    dull, blunt, obtuse

  3. pointless(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    sharp, pointed

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pointless(a)

    Synonyms:
    vague, vapid, aimless, inexpressive, feeble

    Antonyms:
    close, sharp, telling, pregnant, significant, expressive, forcible, epigrammatic

How to pronounce pointless?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say pointless in sign language?

  1. pointless

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#1378extra
#4133excess
#6173spare
#7783surplus
#9125lazy
#9462unnecessary
#10226useless
#11372blunt
#12423redundant
#12442wasted
#13293dull
#14437vague
#15690vain
#16818absurd
#17350needless
#17621skeletal
#17833diminished
#18270pointless
#18688mindless
#19887meaningless
#20769worthless
#24369unhelpful
#26975futile
#31313feeble
#31681haggard
#35057senseless
#35699superfluous
#40094bony
#45025pinched
#48116fruitless
#48752nonsensical
#49528gaunt
#54150sensu
#54883squandered
#56643obtuse
#61666ineffectual
#68527aimless
#80300indolent
#89296emaciated
#94014vapid
#101823witless
#102330insensible
#109464unavailing
#114767slothful
#118122supernumerary
#148311purposeless
#149128atrophied
#194565cadaverous

Translations for pointless

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for pointless »

Translation

Find a translation for the pointless synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Images & Illustrations of pointless

  1. Images & Illustrations of pointless
    Images & Illustrations of pointless
    Images & Illustrations of pointless
    Images & Illustrations of pointless
    Images & Illustrations of pointless

Discuss these pointless synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"pointless." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 26 Jun 2019. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/pointless>.

Are we missing a good synonym for pointless?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for pointless:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.