Origin of pointless
Related formspoint·less·ly, adverbpoint·less·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for pointless
“Angry Birds is a small fun game plus a lot of pointless garbage,” Smith tells me.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sweden explores new frontiers in our misguided, foolish, pointless obsession with rating and censoring entertainment.
The story of Alstory Simon has all the scope and scale, the cruel reversals, and pointless waste of proper tragedy.Wrongly Imprisoned for 15 Years Thanks to an Innocence Project|Jacob Siegel|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that would be a valid, if pointless, thing for me to do.
The internet was making us realize how pointless it was—or even unwise—to own things.
Who could care for the pointless repartees of defunct Grand Dukes, or the meaningless caprices of long-buried Archduchesses?Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq.|Charles James Lever
The Republic and its presidency were the chief pawns in the pointless game of Chinese militarism.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
His work is full of this sort of eloquent, but, as it appears to our age, pointless declamation.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 1 of 3|Henry Thomas Buckle
Many men have no difficulty in telling stories that are insufferably long, pointless, and uninteresting.Talks on Talking|Grenville Kleiser
People say of a chapter or of a character: ‘This is very wonderful, if true; but if fiction it is pointless.’The Life of George Borrow|Herbert Jenkins