|Origin:||moot 'law court, discussion' (11-21 centuries), from Old English mot|
something that has not yet been decided or agreed, and about which people have different opinions:
Whether these controls will really reduce violent crime is a moot point.
2 American English
a situation or possible action that is moot is no longer likely to happen or exist:
The fear that airstrikes could endanger troops is moot now that the army is withdrawing.