unmeaning

[ uhn-mee-ning ]
/ ʌnˈmi nɪŋ /

adjective

not meaning anything; devoid of intelligence, sense, or significance, as words or actions; pointless; empty.
expressionless, vacant, or unintelligent, as the face; insipid.

Nearby words

  1. unmarked,
  2. unmarred,
  3. unmarried,
  4. unmask,
  5. unmatched,
  6. unmeaningful,
  7. unmeant,
  8. unmeasurable,
  9. unmeasured,
  10. unmediated

Origin of unmeaning

First recorded in 1695–1705; un-1 + meaning

Related formsun·mean·ing·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for unmeaning

unmeaning

/ (ʌnˈmiːnɪŋ) /

adjective

having no meaning
showing no intelligence; vacantan unmeaning face
Derived Formsunmeaningly, adverbunmeaningness, noun

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