One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having no meaning or significance; meaningless.‘a sweet, unmeaning smile’
unintelligible, incomprehensible, incoherent, illogical, senseless, foolish, silly, absurd, fatuous, ridiculous, nonsensical, idleView synonyms
- ‘If it does not do this it becomes spasmodic and unmeaning, like correspondence which is too much underlined ’.’
- ‘Yes, we have songs with unmeaning words, sounds which just help to act as carriers of the notes.’
- ‘The very human desire to find pattern in random data - meaning in a cold, unmeaning world - is alive and well.’
- ‘For what happens is that one by one the moral and metaphysical temptations are dismissed as unreal or unmeaning.’
- ‘The prospects for an improvement in relations between India and Pakistan are limited by the fact that ‘dialogue ‘is the most unmeaning word in the lexicon of South Asian politics.’’
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