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Synonyms for purposeless
ˈpɜr pəs lɪspur·pose·less
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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes
Faint, with the general sense of lacking strength or effectiveness, covers a wide range of meaning, signifying overcome with physical weakness or exhaustion, or lacking in purpose, courage, or energy, as said of persons; or lacking definiteness or distinctness of color or sound, as said of written characters, voices, or musical notes. A person may be faint when physically wearied, or when overcome with fear; he may be a faint adherent because naturally feeble or purposeless, or because half-hearted in the cause; he may be a faltering supporter because naturally irresolute or because faint-hearted and timid in view of perils that threaten, a listless worker, through want of mental energy and purpose. Written characters may be faint or dim, either because originally written with poor ink, or because they have become faded by time and exposure.
dim, exhausted, faded, faint, faint-hearted, faltering, fatigued, feeble, half-hearted, ill-defined, indistinct, irresolute, languid, listless, timid, weak, wearied, worn, worn down, worn out
bright, brilliant, clear, conspicuous, daring, energetic, fresh, hearty, resolute, strong, sturdy, vigorous
Faint with hunger; faint in color.
Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
not evidencing any purpose or goal
superfluous, otiose, pointless, senseless, wasted
earnest, valuable, purposive, goal-directed, purposeful, businesslike, purpose-made, purpose-built
otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wastedadjective
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"
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, unavailing, reasonless, skeletal, pointless, atrophied, soft-witted, indolent, otiose, extra, bony, squandered
earnest, valuable, goal-directed, purpose-built, purposeful, purpose-made, purposive, businesslike
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Osho, My Way: The Way of The White Clouds:
Your existence is so tiny.You cannot fight,you cannot conquer. It is impossible to conceive how an individual unit can conquer the whole.And if the whole is purposeless and you are with purpose,you are going to be defeated.
Only when you go beyond Mind, will you be able to respect the energy that inhabits us; until then you will either exploit others with your energy or will deplete your energy, leading a purposeless life!
American housewives have not had their brains shot away, nor are they schizophrenic in the clinical sense. But if ... the fundamental human drive is not the urge for pleasure or the satisfaction of biological needs, but the need to grow and to realize one's full potential, their comfortable, empty, purposeless days are indeed cause for a nameless terror.
Only when you go beyond Mind, will you be able to respect the energy that inhabits us; until then you will either exploit others with your energy or will deplete your energy, leading a purposeless life!”
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