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meaningless

adjective
     
mean‧ing‧less
1 having no purpose or importance and therefore not worth doing or having:
He said a few meaningless words to his hostess and looked around the room.
a repetitive and meaningless task
absolutely/utterly/completely meaningless
a statistic that is absolutely meaningless
2 not having a meaning that you can understand or explain:
Chinese characters are just meaningless symbols to me.
meaninglessness noun [uncountable]

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